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GBR Nationals
Results; Photos: -1-; -2-; Videos: -1-; -2-;

Pre-Worlds, Indonesia
Results; Photos: -1-; -2--3-; -4-; Videos: -1-; News: Day 1; Day 2Day 3; Day 4Day 5
Landysul – GBR series
Results - women; Video: -1-
R4 WRC 14 – Brazil
Results; Videos; Photos

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Great opportunity for Youth teams and their coaches!

Russia is offering an International Youth Rafting Workshop in the form of a rafting camp up in the beautiful Altai Region.

Russia DR start positionThis is a great opportunity for paddlers and coaches to get together, share their knowledge, learn new techniques and skills, plus take their country’s rafting to a whole new level …. while having a whole lot of fun as well!

Russia ready for trainingThe workshop is the brain child of Alexey Shirokov, the very successful coach of the WRC and ERC medal winning Russian U-19 Youth team. He has been doing these camps for his own paddlers and would like to spread the opportunity to the rest of the international world.

Russia REKA-KUMIRAges: The camp is aimed at teenagers from 13 to 18 years of age.

Dates : July, 2- July 15, 2015

Entry fee: USD 100 per person for international teams. That covers: transfer to and from one of International airports (Barnaul or Novosibirsk), full board in the days of the Event, camping, sport and recreational programs, raft rent. That is REALLY good value!

Russia raftingOther activities include: horseback riding in the Altay Mountains and a friendship float on the Chuya and Katun rivers. Those alone sound like a good reason to go!

This workshop has the full support of the IRF as well as the Russian Rafting Federation. The future of rafting lies with our Youth – this is an amazing opportunity to take it to a new level.

Full Details of Russian Youth Camp – 2015

Putting Rescue Skills to Use on the Water

Wrapping up this excellent series, swiftwater rescue expert Jim Coffey of R3- Rescue for River Runners, shows how the skills covered in the previous videos can be put to use on a typical day on the river with a mixed group of kayakers. One of the less skilled paddlers has to swim, and both he and his boat need to be rescued.

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Seeking bids for Euro Rafting Champs 2016

Bidding for the 2016 R4 Euro Rafting Champs is still open but needs to close soon!

H2H w GBRIf no bids are received we may have to skip R4 Euro Champs in 2016. The next Euro Champs would then be R6 in 2017.

So if you have a great location for R4 and the skills to run this event get in contact with us at IRF Admin.

SKR Bosna’s home advantage!

SKR Bosna will have the honour of representing Bosnia y Herzegovina in the up coming R6 Euro Rafting Champs which are being held on the Vrbas River near Banja Luka. This Open Men’s team is made up of: Dajan Vinovcic -Captain, Sanjin Smriko, Mustafa Bisic, Jasmin Dizdarevic, Armin Kasapovic, Haris Pehadzic and Coach: Ekrem Tuka.

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Upcoming events and courses

The annual Whitewater Rescue Race is happening at the end of April in Austria.

This event pulls together guides and other rescue professionals to test themselves in various rescue scenarios. A great event to make new friends, enjoy a great atmosphere and take advantage of a great learning platform.

Guide courses and certifications coming . . . → continue reading . . . Upcoming events and courses

WRC 2015 dates and schedule announced!


The dates for the 2015 World Rafting Champs, which are being held  on the Citarik River, Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia, are from the 29 Nov to the 8 Dec. Here is a more detailed schedule:


(Youth = U19 and U23)

Sunday 29 Nov: Youth – Training Day – Sprint + H2H Judge Workshop Monday 30 . . . → continue reading . . . WRC 2015 dates and schedule announced!

Euro Champs – coming up fast!

The 2015 Euro Champs are in May (19 to 24) and already it is nearly the end of February – only two and a half months to go!!!

Teams! It’s time to start registering! Registration Form.

All details about the event can be found on the Euro Champs website page.

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Stolen raft!!!


Hereby we inform you that on the night between Friday 5 and Saturday 6, September 2014 at the Base Rafting Extreme Waves in Commezzadura in Val di Sole, Trentino, Italy, was stolen a raft Brand NRS Model Style E, 136S-B Model 1076 serial number, WSI 19121 B 212

The . . . → continue reading . . . Stolen raft!!!

Best rivers in the World for rafting

We asked the public for their lists of the best rivers to raft in the world. We were surprised by the names of the rivers that were NOT on the list! But these rivers deserve equal place in the summary. So, following our research as well as communication with many distinguished names in rafting and . . . → continue reading . . . Best rivers in the World for rafting

IRF Guide certificates – Morocco, Argentina, Bulgaria, India and more!

What a great choice of places to go to get your IRF guide certificate!!!!

Argentina, Bulgaria, Morocco, Austria, France and India so far – with Morocco being a multi day trip and India a 10 day expedition!

Guide course – Zanskar, India

On the 2nd March we have a guide Workshop at . . . → continue reading . . . IRF Guide certificates – Morocco, Argentina, Bulgaria, India and more!