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Newsletter - 8 November 2013
R4 Euro Cup Series – final results!
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 09:52 PM

With the final event in Augsburg not happening, the R4 Euro Cup Series can now be concluded.

The Belgian Waterproof Ladies take the title for the second year in a row. Another title to their growing collection! They did this by winning all 4 disciplines at the Durance Euro Cup in France and doing well . . . → continue reading . . . R4 Euro Cup Series – final results!

Rafting Klub Dajak to represent BiH
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 05:13 AM

Rafting Klub “Dajak” are travelling to New Zealand to represent Bosnia and Herzegovina in the men’s Open category at the 2013 World Rafting Championships (WRC). The competition starts in a few days, and the honour to defend the colours of BiH is up to: Dragan Babic (captain), Igor Kuzmanovic, Andrej Zamolo, Dejan Markovic, Drasko Ubiparip . . . → continue reading . . . Rafting Klub Dajak to represent BiH

Belgium’s Waterproof Ladies
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 02:06 AM

In New Zealand at the 2013 WRC Open Women’s category, Belgium will be represented by the team with the most original team name: Waterproof Rafting Team. Very shortly after it came into existence this team name put Belgium into the center of attention of world rafting . Most notably by winning the R4 European Champions in . . . → continue reading . . . Belgium’s Waterproof Ladies

Fredi – the rafting bull fighter
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 07:29 PM

Over the years some competitive rafting teams have built up their names and statuses and are now world renown. But there are also some individual rafters who have done this too. Here we will talk to one of these characters.

Graeme Maifredi (Fredi)

At this WRC 2013 the Australian Master Men’s team consists of: Darrell . . . → continue reading . . . Fredi – the rafting bull fighter

Class 3 raft guide and safety kayaker workshop – Argentina in December
Posted: 01 Nov 2013 06:57 PM

A workshop is being run for class III rafting guides and safety kayakers.

Dates: It will take place December 16th to 18th 2013

Place: On the Juramento River. At road 47 , kilometre 34, Salta, Argentina.

Contact Grillo Barthaburu for more details.

“Behind the Eight Ball” – USA Open Men’s team
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 02:52 AM

The team “Behind the Eight Ball” has had a long and successful history in the USA. The team reclaimed the National title this year for the 12th consecutive season. Though some of the members have changed over its 12 year history, the core members have continued. This season the longest running member, Mike Reid, has retired. Chris “Mongo” . . . → continue reading . . . “Behind the Eight Ball” – USA Open Men’s team

Follow the 2013 WRC action!!!
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 01:13 AM

There are a number of places and ways you can follow what is happening at the World Rafting Champs 2013 in New Zealand.

Official event - IRF media partner


IRF website:

. . . → continue reading . . . Follow the 2013 WRC action!!!
IRF Congress 2013
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 10:14 PM

The IRF will be holding its 2013 Congress at the location and time of the World Rafting Champs in Rotorua, New Zealand. The meeting will be held at the Waiariki Institute in Rotorua, which is the headquarters of the WRC.

The Congress will extend over 2 meetings.

16 Nov at 7.15pm (times may change . . . → continue reading . . . IRF Congress 2013
The rafting future of the Czech Republic – U19 team at the 2013 World Champs
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 07:33 PM

The Czech Republic will be present at the WRC 2013 in NZ and represented in the age group – U19 men. With this young team still building their careers, it will be interesting to follow their development over the coming years. Therefore, we will start now to get to know them a little better.

. . . → continue reading . . . The rafting future of the Czech Republic – U19 team at the 2013 World Champs
U23 women of NZ – new faces in raft racing
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 02:20 AM

The competition amongst the  U23 women will be very strong at this WRC. Here we present the host team, who hope to win the Overall gold medal.

The team is: Oriwa Hepi, Dale Thomas, Kayla Pene, Amy Tipling, Lisa Podlucky, Sam Gibson

We chat with Oriva Hepi to get to know them a bit . . . → continue reading . . . U23 women of NZ – new faces in raft racing

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