In pictures: Jeremy Perez wins overall victory in the Grand Prix of Sharjah on Khalid Lagoon in Sharjah
Team Abu Dhabi's Freestyler Rashed Al Mulla celebrated his world title by closing out his year with another characteristically flamboyant set of tricks to record his highest points' score of the Grand Prix and extended his perfect unbeaten run to six.
France’s Jeremy Perez kept his nerve in final moto of the year finishing in second to secure overall victory in the Grand Prix of Sharjah and, after ten years of trying, became UIM-ABP Aquabike World Champion. Ski GP1 Victory Team’s Kevin Reiterer was once again in a class of his own producing a faultless performance to win the Grand Prix title and seal his second UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship. Latvias’s Krista Uzare produced the ride of a champion to win the Grand Prix title with victory in the final moto and clinch her first UIM Aquabike World Championship. Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashid Al-Mulla produced yet another outstanding performance to maintain his unbeaten run to win his maiden UIM-ABP Aquabike Freestyle World Championship title on Khalid Lagoon in Sharjah. Winners of the Grand Prix of Sharjah on Khalid Lagoon in Sharjah. Winners of the Grand Prix of Sharjah on Khalid Lagoon in Sharjah. Victory Team’s Kevin Reiterer was once again in a class of his own with a faultless performance in final moto in Ski GP1 to win the Grand Prix of Sharjah and seal his second UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship. Jasmiin Ypraus who heads the Grand Prix standings after taking her maiden moto win in the first and finishing second to defending champion Emma-Nellie Ortendahl in moto 2. Defending world champion Emma-Nellie Ortendahl trailed moto 1 winner Yprause for two laps then hit the front on lap 2 and immediately opened up a five second lead, extending the gap over the remaining six laps to win by 14.67s.