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Three events in China to choose from

Rafting in China has seen an explosion after the successful World Cup in Yushu last year. Here are three events coming up that you should make space for on your calendar! Dujiangyan World Rafting Grand Prix: 21 to 26 June 2017 Unfortunately, due to unexpected circumstances, this event is CANCELLED! Wubu Rafting Champs: 18 to 22

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Guilin World Cup, China 2017

After a very successful World Cup event in Yushu last year other cities in China have been keen to hold a World Cup as well. This time it is the city of Guilin that have successfully applied to hold the event: WHERE:     Wupai River, Ziyuan County, Guilin City, Guangxi Province, China. (120km from

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Czech Open Men’s team, Hiko, coming to UAE

HIKO is a team with whom we have already worked (European R4 heavy machinery, HIKO rafting team), and they are generally well known, so we will skip the introductory part and move on to questions. Ales, let’s start with your impressions from China, where you won first place. What composition was the team there and

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China invites you to their World Cup series event

The Chinese Extreme Sports Association  (CESA) and the City of Yushu in Qinghai Province invite all international teams to the Yushu City World Cup Series event. Dates: 16 – 22 July Categories: R4 Open Men and Women Schedule: 16 July: Registration & Check in (teams & officials) 17 and 18 July: Adjustment & Training runs 19

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R2 in China – Race 2 – Dujiangyan

Chinese Extreme Sports Association have once again invited teams from around the world to compete on the rivers of China. One team of two crew each have been chosen from Canada, Indonesia, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey, to compete and represent their countries, on the Stop2 – Dijuang R2 rafting competition. I had the privilege of reporting from the competition

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China – Race 2, what an experience!

Chengdu is the city we arrived in after a crazy, night train ride. We had four days of rest here before the second race. This beautiful city of 15 million people, with many historical, religious and natural curiosities is a city to be on the list for sight seeing just as much as Paris and

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International Rafting Competition, China – 2014

Going to China, for most of us, is an achievement in itself. To go and race rafts there is just a dream and we never expected it would happen to us! The teams that had this privilege came from Serbia, Canada, Hungary, New Zealand and USA Over the past few years I have heard stories about

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International teams heading to China

This raft race in China is one of the most unusual competitions on the IRF calendar. Held annually, it is an R2 event and only a select 5 to 6 teams from around the world are invited. To participate, i.e.. to be selected from the rafters from around the world to compete, is a real

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