World Rafting Champs 2009 – Bosnia & Herzegovina

Dates: 17 – 24 May 2009; 
Banja Luka; 
Hosting Organization:
RK “Kanyon”
Event Director:
Aleksandar Pastir



Vrbas River with the Downriver being held on the Tara River. River Vrbas is fast mountain river, with several white water sections and pool drops. Length that is used for rafting is 31km. (from dam to downtown). Vrbas is crossing two canyons: canyon Tijesno (5km) and canyon Podmilacje (8km). Level of the water depends on dam, usual limits are 25 to 100 cubic meters, and in spring it is over 500 cubic meters. Grade is 3-4.