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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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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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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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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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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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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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