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Guide / Safety

Welcome to the family

The amount of GTE workshops is making a significant come back post covid which is comforting news. I was shocked to receive a call asking to assist on a GTE workshop in Norway in early November. Instantly I said yes & then I found my self mentally visualizing where I had packed my cold weather

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IRF

Amazing Season 2022 Recap!

Wow! What a season is behind us… We still don’t stop, let’s understand each other. But when we stop for a second and look back… We have something to see! So, let’s remember together everything that we have managed to achieve so far in 2022.. During the year, we tried to bring each member of

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Sustainability in Rafting
Sustainability

IRF invites you to Sustainability in Rafting webinars

Sustainability in rafting is a high priority for the IRF. In 2019 we joined the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) Sports for Climate Action initiative as a signatory to the Sports for Climate Action Framework. We know that it is a priority for many of you as well. To increase your knowledge

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IRF

California Poppies give us their WRC roundup

by Chloe Tippett “THE FORMATION OF THE CALIFORNIA POPPIES” I GREW UP on the river. My parents met 30 years ago as guides and raised me and my brother as whitewater kids. Today, our family owns a rafting company, Coloma Lotus Whitewater. Growing up I had a vague awareness that raft racing was a thing.

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Guide / Safety

We have some new army of Rafting Guides!

The training and certification for white waters guides, organized by the Kanjon Rafting Club and with the financial support of UNDP, was successfully completed. Nine participants out of a total 29 received licenses, which will enable them to perform the work of rafting guides according to the rules of the IRF. They remind that the

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Racing

Euro Cup in Priboj, Serbia

On Saturday, September 17, the “Aleksa Kojadinović” Memorial Rafting Competition and Euro Cup was held in Priboj on the Lim River, in the R4 category in all four disciplines (slalom, sprint, parallel sprint, downhill). Four teams took part: SRK Bosna Zenica from the town of the same name, Lim Lučice from Prijepolje, SU Soko Lim

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Racing

IRF 4 “I. BASQUE COUNTRY RAFTING CHAMPIONSHIP 2022”

The organiser had somethings to say about the event: “Last sunday, 11th of september, the Basque Association of Beach Tennis and Minority Sports, the Basque Rafting section, organized in Itxassou, in France, French Basque Country the I.Basque Country Championship of Rafting (Downriver). There we went 8 young from to do a rafting race, the I.

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Racing

White Water Weekend in Romania

Last weekend Botosani city in northern Romania hosted it`s first Euro Cup together with a kayaking race on the only artificial course in this part of Europe. The fully catered event (competitors were offered free accommodation, meals and airport transfers) enjoyed the presence of four nations represented by 12 rafting teams and 19 kayakers racing

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