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Para Rafting Committee
Para Rafting

IRF appoints inaugural Para Rafting Committee members

The IRF is proud to announce the formation of its inaugural Para Rafting Committee. News of the committee’s formation has been greeted very positively within the rafting community and the wider para sports communities. The first key steps for the Para Rafting Committee are to finalise the Athletes Classification Code and Classification system. These standardised

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Reimagine training strategies
Racing

Limited events has helped reimagine training strategies

Almost one year since we first heard about the coronavirus and so many teams have had to reimagine training strategies. We might be nearing the end of the calendar year, but down in New Zealand, summer is warming up and race teams are getting ready to get back in with their training plans. We catch up with

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Aleksa Kojadinović memorial raft race
Racing

A fitting memorial for Aleksa Kojadinović in Priboj

The third memorial raft race for Aleksa Kojadinović was held in Priboj, Serbia on the river Lim. Normally this IRF Euro Cup and Serbian National Cup is held in the spring with a hope of the new year and fresh racing ahead. 2020 as seems normal now, decided that would not be the case. Due

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Return to raft racing - Troja Cup
Racing

Euro Cup 2020 Series overall results

With the final Euro Cup event recently concluding in Serbia, the overall standings in the Euro Cup 2020 R6 and R4 Series can now be concluded. Events A strange season it certainly was! The first event was eventually held in late August in the Czechia, and the last was held mid November in Serbia, a

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Russian national selections
Racing

67 teams met for the Russian national selections

In the hospitable Republic of Adygea on the beautiful and difficult river Belaya, from October 22nd to November 4th a large and significant event in Russian rafting took place – Interralli-Belaya. It included several competitions: the Cup of Russia, and the National Russian Championship U24 and U20, forming part of the Russian national selections. The

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Virtual Youth Festival poster
Development

Registration is open for Virtual Youth Festival

Its time for the Youth of the World to register for the UTS Virtual Youth Festival! Registration is open for a short period of time, so don’t delay! The event, which is under patronage of the IOC, IPC and SOI, has brought together over 80 organisations bringing together the youth of the world. Register for

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Climate change in Arunachal Pradesh
Sustainability

Climate change in Arunachal Pradesh

In part two, we continue Natalia’s adventures in northern India and discover more about how to take on climate change in Arunachal Pradesh. Read the earlier article here. Taking on climate change in Arunachal Pradesh By Natalia Zenkova … Next morning I crossed a river channel of Brahmaputra river to reach the middle of the

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EC Ibar Serbia 2020
Racing

EC Ibar Serbia 2020 wraps up the R6 Euro Cup Series

Despite restrictions around the pandemic changing all the time, the Rafting Association of Serbia (RAS) managed to hold the EC Ibar Serbia 2020 event – well done to them! The event was held on the 3rd October, one week after their Serbian Cup in Brodarevo on Lim. The venue was the Grmčić course near Ušće

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EC Trnávka
Racing

EC Trnávka closes Czech rafting season

Last weekend saw 24 teams competing at EC Trnávka. Nothing was going to prevent Czech rafters enjoying the last race on the Svaz vodáků České republiky’s (SVoCR) 2020 calendar, not even the damp weather. The event, held on the 26th September, was the Czech Republic Championship as well as an IRF Euro Cup Series event.

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