Race Results

EC Trnavka:
Results: SL, SP; Photos: TR; SL, SL2, SP. Video: SP;

WC/EC Banja Luka:
Results; Photos;

ERC 2017 – Georgia
Results/Photos/Video/Press Releases

EC Nis:
Results
EC Austria:
Results: Open WomenU23 MenOpen Men; Photos: -1-, -2-, -3-,  ; Videos: -1-, -2-,

WRC Results: 
Sprint; H2H; Slalom: U19/U23/Masters; Open;  Downriver; Overall

EC 2016 Final Results:
R4 WomenR4 MenR6 Men; R6 Women

EC Italy
Results; Photos: SlalomH2H/SP, DR
WC Yushu, China
Results; Photos: -1-; Videos: -1-; NED OW
EC Struma, Bulgaria
Results

 

more archived Race Results

IRF Twitter Feed

Are you carrying the correct emergency equipment?

by Mark Hirst:

As we now find ourselves at the beginning of a Northern hemisphere season, a quick glance at various social media outlets are awash with various stories of epic high water runs and carnage.

Most of us will have been surrounded by snow all winter and are counting down the . . . → continue reading . . . Are you carrying the correct emergency equipment?

Dam reservoirs – major greenhouse gas emitters

A recent study finds that reservoirs emit significant greenhouse gases planet-wide; and the researchers are urging that new hydropower projects are not to be christened with the green energy label.

Read the full article here on International Rivers website

Outdoor and Whitewater Fest opens the rafting season in Bulgaria

There is no reason why the rafting season opening should be limited only to the rafting community. The Bulgarian rafting club Adventure net decided to orientate it to a broader public so they invited companies who deal with outdoor activities in general. Focusing on the concept of an open festival, they invited many . . . → continue reading . . . Outdoor and Whitewater Fest opens the rafting season in Bulgaria

Looking for rafting company to add Yushu on the Tibetan plateau, China, as their next travel location

Last year a very successful IRF rafting World Cup event was held in Yushu up on Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau.

It is a great location for rafting with fairly easy logistics and varied options for different levels of rafting. And the region itself has great potential as a tourist destination with plenty . . . → continue reading . . . Looking for rafting company to add Yushu on the Tibetan plateau, China, as their next travel location

Calling participants for “Whitewater  Of  Siberia” Forum 2017 

Are you ready for an adventure in Siberia, Russia, again?!!!

Before we give you the main information, read some impressions from last year’s forum.

Video

The competition for participation in the second “Whitewater of Siberia” forum is started. It will be held . . . → continue reading . . . Calling participants for “Whitewater  Of  Siberia” Forum 2017 

Upcoming events

As March starts whistling past us, we’d like to draw your attention to upcoming activities on the IRF Guide Training & Education calendar (see full calendar for more details):

Last year the first ever  Guide Training & Education (GTE) Conference was held in Austria. This year the Conference is to be held . . . → continue reading . . . Upcoming events

Weirs – nice to play in? Or deadly – can you tell the difference?

Neil Newton Taylor | Swiftwater Rescue – Although many weirs are perfectly safe to slide over or play in the stopper formed at the bottom, many are not. Telling the difference can be very difficult.

“Weirs are either straightforward or they kill you” – . . . → continue reading . . . Weirs – nice to play in? Or deadly – can you tell the difference?

IRF GTE Conference 2017

Dates: 8 – 12 of April 2017. (NB: Changed from 16 – 20)

Location: Greece, Aoos River

Arrival airport: Thessaloniki

Registration Form

Participating at the IRF GTE Conference 2017 gives Instructors a chance to:

Keep currency of their instructor certificate Receive all the GTE program updates at first hand Participate at the . . . → continue reading . . . IRF GTE Conference 2017

White Waters Of Siberia Forum 2016

We all gathered for the beginning of the ten-day WWOTS Forum adventure in the city of Tomsk, Russia. The participants came from far and wide. On the first day we settled into the hotel and then had introductions with the organisers and sponsors of the Forum, as well as the presentation of . . . → continue reading . . . White Waters Of Siberia Forum 2016

Tragic loss of Payam Banihashemi

by Kianoosh Mehrabi, Iran Rafting Association.

Our best river friend, Mr Payam Banihashemi, lost his life on the Haraz River on Friday 19 August 2016, while he was trying to rescue people. The selfless way that he endangered his own life to save others is something that will always be remembered.

He . . . → continue reading . . . Tragic loss of Payam Banihashemi