Teams and officials are regularly travelling by air to international events. There are some things that should always be done so as to ensure problems along the way don’t prevent you competing due to you arriving late or not at all or your luggage being lost!
Siberian team heading for the Downriver . . . → continue reading . . . Important Travel Tips
A real refreshment in the Euro Cup series this year has been the Romanian Open Women’s team. They took part for the first time at the R6 European Championship 2015 held in Banja Luka, Bosnia, with a mixed team of four men and two women. It was the starting point of an idea . . . → continue reading . . . Romania’s Outdoor Events Ladies Team
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
Many teams that come 2nd or lower in their national champs / selections don’t know about IRF Race Rule B.12.c.
This rule states that if the 1st placed team is unable to attend the World Champs or Continental Champs then they can be replaced by the team that finished 2nd, and so on down . . . → continue reading . . . Did you come 2nd in your national races? Know your rules.
Japan are holding the Pre-Worlds as a test event for hosting the 2017 IRF R6 World Rafting Champs from the 7 to 10 October 2016. This event will also be the third and final event in the World Cup series.
Here is the promo video for the 2017 WRC in Japan – a great taste . . . → continue reading . . . Japan Pre-Worlds and World Cup final event in early October
If you are planning to compete at the 2016 WRC in Al Ain then you need to get your registration form and payments in to the organisers as soon as possible as the closing date is 30 August. If you need invoices or plan to do some pre-training then complete the payment form . . . → continue reading . . . WRC 2016 registrations close in 1 week!!!
The honour of representing Argentina in the Open Women’s category at the IRF 2016 World Rafting Champs in Al Ain, UAE, at the end of October this year goes to: Sofia Paso Viola, Denise Martinez, Valeria Cobos and Cris Anello. But this success was also due to their coaching staff: Matias Lopez, . . . → continue reading . . . Argentina sending its Open Women to WRC 2016
The provisional schedule for the 2016 WRC is as follows (note – this is still subject to change as depends on number of teams and finalising other details):
31 Oct: Registration (to train on this day or any day before this see here) 1 Nov: Training (there are limited rafts, so training will . . . → continue reading . . . Basic schedule for WRC 2016
The 2016 IRF World Rafting Champs is coming up fast.
CLOSING DATE FOR REGISTRATION IS – 30 August 2016!!!
Please read the Information letter #2 and get your Team’s Registration Forms in to IRF Admin for approval as well as to the WRC . . . → continue reading . . . WRC 2016 – Information letter #2
This year, the EC R6 Italy, was held in the same place as last year, the beautiful valley of the castles called the Aosta Valley, on the beautiful Dora Baltea river. Slalom was on the part of the Dora called the Ivrea artificial course. Since the competition began with the Slalom . . . → continue reading . . . EC R6 Italy 2016 – Swimming season