The Tasmanian certified fourth quickest for the final, and would’ve been second quickest if not for a two-second penalty for a gate touch.
And regrettably, two additional touches in the final pushed her down to sixth in the final.
Nevertheless, in spite of missing out on a podium spot, Eckhardt was satisfied with her efficiency in Krakow.
“I was definitely satisfied with my paddling in basic currently, I assume I definitely stepped up the pace,” she stated.
“Unfortunately, a couple of touches kept me off the podium, but normally I’m definitely satisfied with the way I’ve been paddling. I’m feeling a lot additional confident and undoubtedly really feel like I’ve enhanced from final year.
“Next year will be definitely fascinating, specifically on a single of my favourite courses in Tacen.”
The 22-year-old has learned a lot from this week and revealed she had been battling a shoulder injury through the competitors.
“Every race like this is a huge studying knowledge, I’m undoubtedly going to take a lot away from this week,” Eckhardt stated.
“I didn’t have the very best lead-in, with in fact hurting my shoulder about 3 days ahead of the race began, so I’ve been possessing physio 3 occasions a day to preserve that beneath manage.”
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