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Australia takes charge on the first day of racing

Today marked the first day of competition of the 2019 IRF World Rafting Championship, powered by Experience Co. on the River Tully. Tully is playing host to over 400 competitors and support crew from 19 different nations. The excitement was electric as teams hit the river to compete in the Sprint discipline – the winner

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Racing

The water story – by a Jirrbal Elder

This is a summary of the Jirrbal story. The Aboriginal Traditional Owners of the Tully region would like to ensure that they promote and share their land, language and culture to visitors from around the world and locally.  They wish to share the importance of their unique and different perspective of the country and how

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Racing

Aussie! Aussie! Aussie!

Tully, Australia, is slowly filling up with rafters from the far corners of the world. Some are arriving early so as to be familiar with the river and location once the racing starts. Others will stay on afterwards to sample the attractions of this far north section of Queensland. And all will enjoy typical Aussie

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Racing

British Rafting looking to host 2022 IRF World Rafting Champs

The IRF are delighted to have received an “Intention to Bid” from British Rafting who aim to host the event in the world renowned Lee Valley White Water Centre (LVWWC). The course is a purpose built white-water course, that was constructed to host the canoe slalom events of the London 2012 Olympic Games. During the

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Racing

IRF Euro Cup races off to a big start

This year’ IRF Euro Cup series started on the Buzau River in Nehoiu, Romania, fondly referred to as the Dracula Race. Teams from as far away as Great Britain attended the event and were delighted to enjoy a great river in very different surroundings. Team “VIR” of Serbia nearly took a clean sweep of medals,

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Guide / Safety

What’s coming up on the IRF events calendar?

This is always a very busy time in the IRF with the Northern Hemisphere season kicking off, and this year we add to that by having our World Champs and our Congress in May! The racing season picks up pace and there are plenty of GTE Workshops to choose from stretching around the world. Congress

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Racing

China 2019 Rafting World Cup now accepting team applications

The city of Ziyuan will once again throw open its doors and welcome teams from across the globe to the Ziyuan Rafting World Cup – this event will also be the 2020 IRF WRC Pre-Worlds event. Raft race teams are now invited to apply for registration to this now famous World Cup event. The competition

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Racing

WRC 2019 participants – don’t forget your ….

Are you ready to Treasure the Tully? WRC 2019 is approaching fast! We hope you’re looking forward to it as much as we are! Below are a few reminders to make your championship memorable for all the right reasons! Planning for your trip Take a read of this article – Important travel tips Visas, customs and

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Teams

Meet our river family – Team Canada Open Men

This week we meet the Canadian Men’s rafting team based out of the Whitewater Region in Ontario, Canada. The team have attended several IRF rafting world championships and continue to strive to get better and learn from every event and opportunity. Their club is compiled of a number of veteran raft guides which allows them

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