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IRF proud signatory to UNFCCC Sports for Climate Action initiative

We are proud to announce the International Rafting Federation have joined the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) Sports for Climate Action initiative as a signatory to the Sports for Climate Action Framework. The Sports for Climate Action initiative calls on sporting organisations to acknowledge the contribution of the sports sector to climate

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No adverse anti doping results WRC 2019
Anti Doping

No adverse anti doping results WRC 2019

The tests, done at the end of the Downriver by the Australian Anti-doping Agency, all went smoothly and quickly. The results have come in and no adverse findings were made! Thanks to all the athletes keeping our sport clean.

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Racing

A short farewell to the Vrbas’ whitewater

The 2019 IRF European Rafting Championship is now over with friends old and new sharing our love of the river and our sport together as one river family. Together we make rafting sport the engaging, exciting and accessible sport that it is. Regular podium winners were joined from other nations this year and we have

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Short stories from WRC 2019

The 2019 World Rafting Champs on the Tully River in Australia finished more than a month ago. Looking back at the event there are some lovely stories that have come to light. Teams often say the best thing about rafting is the camaraderie between the teams despite competing against each other. The U23 Women’s Downriver

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Thanks to the Cassowary Coast residents and volunteers

We came to Tame the Tully and we’ve left knowing we now Treasure the Tully. With deepest heartfelt thanks we’d like to acknowledge all the Tully and fellow Cassowary Coast residents and volunteers whom without, our 18th World Rafting Championship could not have been such a success. We thought we’d share with you some of the stories

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Aussie U19 boys are World Champions

Today was a test of endurance for the teams competing on the last day of competition of the 2019 IRF World Rafting Championship, powered by Experience Co. Downriver combines water reading skills and endurance and the Under 19 Australian Men’s team proved they had plenty of both coming over the finish line well ahead of

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A challenging but awesome slalom day on the Tully River

Today teams showcased their strength, precision and determination on the Tully River as the third day of competition of the 2019 IRF World Rafting Championship, powered by Experience Co. kicked off. The crowds were booming and the atmosphere was electric as the Open and Master teams hit the Tully River to compete in the slalom

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Slalom and Head to Head don’t disappoint

Today saw sleek moves and great clashes on the Tully River as the second day of competition of the 2019 IRF World Rafting Championship, powered by Experience Co. rolled on by. The crowds were roaring as junior teams (U19 and U23) hit the Tully River to compete in the slalom discipline. The winner is determined

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