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

 

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IRF Twitter Feed

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

International Rivers – an organisation well worth being friends with!

Since 1985, International Rivers has been at the heart of the global struggle to protect rivers and the rights of communities that depend on them. As they are the leader in the fight for the preservation of rivers, we will be doing a three part introduction to them. They are a vital organisation . . . → continue reading . . . International Rivers – an organisation well worth being friends with!

“Pushing Rubber Downhill” by Adam Piggott

It is a great pleasure when a riverguide replaces paddle with pen for a moment and share with us his rich experiences which he gained on different continents doing this job. We love these books and so we are pleased to present this one.

If you look at the back cover of the . . . → continue reading . . . “Pushing Rubber Downhill” by Adam Piggott

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 SURVEY ON 2015 ‘ENDANGERED RIVERS’ & ‘MOST IMPROVED RIVERS’

2015 LIST OF TOP 10 ‘ENDANGERED RIVERS’ AND TOP 10 ‘MOST IMPROVED RIVERS’

Individuals or organizations are kindly requested to take our survey and nominate one river for the ‘TOP 10 ENDANGERED RIVERS’ list and one for the ‘TOP 10 MOST IMPROVED RIVERS’ list.

The IRF ‘TOP 10 ENDANGERED RIVERS’ list will consist . . . → continue reading . . . IRF SURVEY ON 2015 ‘ENDANGERED RIVERS’ & ‘MOST IMPROVED RIVERS’

Zambezi River – damming of the greatest white water!!!

An update for those who are interested in the dam proposed for the Batoka Gorge section of the Zambezi River:

We had a meeting recently with a company called Environmental Resources Management (ERM) who are doing the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Batoka Gorge Dam on the Zambezi.

The situation is as follows:

. . . → continue reading . . . Zambezi River – damming of the greatest white water!!!

Rios Tropicales Wins Sustainable Tourism Award from Skål International

Skål International announces Rios Tropicales, Costa Rica’s leading adventure company, as the winner of its 2014 Sustainable Tourism Award in the category of Tour Operators.

What began in 1985 as a simple dream to pursue a love of paddling, provide jobs for fellow Costa Ricans and support rainforest land protection developed into Rios . . . → continue reading . . . Rios Tropicales Wins Sustainable Tourism Award from Skål International

Every drop counts!

If you use the rivers for your fun and sport and yet on the other hand you do not take care to conserve and not to pollute water – that would be hypocritical.

Are we doing everything to keep our waters clean and safe, are we always acting responsibly? This is not just about our . . . → continue reading . . . Every drop counts!

World Rafting Day

At our last Congress, the IRF decided to set aside 12 July to be World Rafting Day. And here are some of the ways that this day was celebrated in Serbia, Iran, New Zealand and the USA.

Drina Regatta – Serbia

This regatta gathers together a large number of fans of the river and of . . . → continue reading . . . World Rafting Day