Support for Ukraine

There is an overwhelming keenness amongst our followers to assist with support for Ukraine. We’ve been contacted by some offering help, and others asking how they can help. Rafters offering support for Ukraine In Romania we have Mihai Mares, an IRF GTE Instructor, offering to assist with shelter, jobs in the summer and possibly food

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IRF position on the Russian government actions in Ukraine

As the globally recognised leader of the rafting community, the International Rafting Federation (IRF) is shocked and dismayed by the acts of aggression by the Russian government’s actions in its decision to order the invasion of Ukraine and the military assault on the Ukraine people. We have watched in horror as Ukrainian civilians and infrastructure

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A New Member Joins the IRF Family – Ukrainian Rafting Federation

Recognising that we are stronger together, the Ukrainian Rafting Federation (URF), founded in 2009, are the most recent member to join the IRF rafting family. The URF joins the All Ukraine Rafting Federation (AURF) as our second provisional member federation from Ukraine.  The IRF will be working with the two rafting federations to help unify

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Into the Unknown (again) – 1st IRF workshop in the Ukraine

As the demand for International Rafting Federation courses is growing year on year, I am noticing that I am able to travel to new and exciting destinations to run IRF courses. This year alone my travels have taken me to Morocco, Nepal, France, UK and now to the Ukraine for their first ever IRF workshop.

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