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Many teams have been impacted by the pandemic these last 18 months but that hasn’t stopped a new generation of rafters from wanting to race. Anastasia Gubanenkova is used to competitive raft racing having raced for several years with the Russian Open Women’s team. She has since taken up coaching a new generation of Russian
On a mission to win more medals, the Russian Rafting Federation sent teams to make a return to Tara Canyon to compete in the Tara Cup 2021. The stunning Tara Canyon forms 36kms of the border between Montenegro and Republika Srpska in Bosnia & Herzegovina. It was here that the 2009 IRF World Rafting Championship
The IRF World Cup 2021 Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina brought top national teams to Vrbas river! From 18 – 21 June this year, Republika Srpska once again hosted the Rafting World Cup. Rafting Klub Kanyon were the formidable hosts that all rafters have known for decades as the home of rafting in eastern Europe.
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IRF Media Lead
Sean manages the IRF’s website and social media presences on a daily basis. Sean oversees media at all IRF major events.
IRF Media - USA
Annalee is an IRF GTE Raft Guide and works regularly with ACE Adventure in West Virginia on the New River Gorge and the Gauley
IRF Media - Czechia
Vašek has a distinguished career in photography and is the leading photographer for the Czech Union of Boaters (SVoCR Rafting)
IRF Media - WRC
Garrick has been a familiar face at World Rafting Championships for a decade now. He gets up close and personal with the action.
IRF Media - Serbia
Nenad is devoted to rafitng in representing Serbia at several competitions and being a key photographer at many Euro Cups
IRF Media - Asia
Hong has been involved with IRF raft race events across asia since 2016.
Mark’s passion for rafting can be felt in the articles on river and rafting safety he writes. Mark is also the IRF GTE Secretary and an IRF GTE Assessor.
IRF Media - Italy
Jasmine raced representing Italy from 2013 – 2017 and has since become a raft guide and avid photographer