Guide Training Workshops and Instructor Conference coming up

May and June have seen a record number of IRF Guide workshops being run around the world. These workshops provide rafting guides with an excellent opportunity to improve their river skills and obtain an internationally recognized certification from the IRF.  Here is what is happening in June onwards: 2 – 8 June: IRF and Rescue

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EC Wildalpen 2017 – snow, snow snow!

Winter season …. ah, sorry ….. Euro Cup season has opened with the first competition in Wildalpen, Austria. Two days before the competition a metre of snow was ruthlessly falling in the competition area, leaving us with unprecedented snow levels for EC as well as very low temperatures and additional snow and rain falling, some

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Austria now using the IRF GT&E Scheme

The IRF Guide Training & Education (GT&E) Scheme has recently been adopted into Austrian law which will make it compulsory from next season for all river guides in Austria to be IRF certified if they wish to guide there. The change came about as Austria looked at updating their 20 year old guide certification system

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Pub o’Cino Rafting Team Leoben

The biggest Euro Cup in R4 discipline is in Wildalpen, Austria, so we’re going to present to you a home team that now has both male and female crews. The sweet taste of their first race during last year’s summer hooked them on rafting. They are new in the sport rafting so this will be

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