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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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Racing

Third Time’s Lucky

The „lucky rule“ has applied to another race that took place in Czech Republic – this time in the southern Bohemia close to town of České Budějovice. The local racing area provides good white water terrain for both beginners and advanced paddlers and it is surrounded by beautiful nature. It is always great experience to

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Racing

Second Czech Weekend

Last weekend of school holiday belonged to rafting in Czech Republic. And it was a busy one!  Rafters from four different countries arrived to Troja White Water Center in Prague to find out which team is the best in slalom and sprint race. Especially Saturday 27th was really full on – the spectators could see

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Para Rafting

A Challenging Weekend at EC Lipno

The traditional Czech Cup and European Cup in downriver race took place in the Czech Republic last weekend. Under the Lipno dam, rafters from 4 different countries (CZE, ITA, GER, JAP) have met, including several medalists from this year’s World Rafting Championship in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The course under Lipno dam is one of the

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IRF

RAFTING SINCE 1997!

The very first love for competitive rafting was shown back in 1989, when Russians and Americans joined forces and organized the first rafting competitions – up to 50 teams competed in Siberia (1989), USA (1990), Costa Rica (1991) and Turkey (1993). The only logical step after that was the establishment of an International Rafting Federation.

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IRF

We need more RIVER GUARDIANS

In order to save the planet, and leave a clean one behind, we need more river guardians. One person is not enough for one river, everyone needs to know that they are the owner of the title of “guardian”. The river from the source to the mouth has freedom and its own nature, where it

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Youth

UTS WORLD YOUTH FESTIVAL 2022

The IRF is proud to announce that we have been invited again to participate in the United Through Sport (UTS) 3rd World Youth Festival 2022! The WYF is a unique celebration of youth, sports, regional history and culture. It is to encourage an inclusive and educational approach to keep connected, active and united. UTS World Youth

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IRF

48th Una Regatta

After a two-year break, everyone was looking forward to the Una regatta that lasted from 27 to 30 July.. This is the 48th Una Regatta, happens once a year and people in Bihać love this tradition, so they show up in a large number to meet and greet the Una Regata participants. We started in

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