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Newsletter - August 2017
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What’s coming up …
Posted: 01 Sep 2017 12:39 AM

2017 World Rafting Championships will be held from the 2 to 9 October on the Yoshino River (Koboke section), Miyoshi city, Tokushima Prefecture.

The 2017 IRF Congress will be held on the 4th and 5th of October, at the same location as the captain’s meetings (Former Nishiu Elementary School Gym). Both meetings are scheduled . . . → continue reading . . . What’s coming up …

WRC 2017 participants – reminders
Posted: 01 Sep 2017 12:05 AM

We hope you are looking forward to this event as much as we are!

Here are some reminders ….

#irfwrc That’s the hashtag to use for the WRC. So use it for all your posts where ever you make them. Twitter feed for #irfwrc can be found in the left hand column on the . . . → continue reading . . . WRC 2017 participants – reminders

H2H with 2 upstream gates
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 12:09 AM

It was decided at WRC 2016 that it was time to rework the H2H. Although one of the most popular disciplines amongst the spectators, generally everyone felt that very few courses produced an interesting clash all the way to the finish line. More than 90% of races were won by the first bottleneck on the . . . → continue reading . . . H2H with 2 upstream gates

WRC 2017 Japan – What to see
Posted: 19 Aug 2017 09:36 PM

Once again we go to an island for the WRC; again to the east and again R6. This time Miyoshi city is our host – located in Tokushima Prefecture, on Shikoku island, Japan. The river: the Yoshino.

If you have free time you can use . . . → continue reading . . . WRC 2017 Japan – What to see

World Cup Rafting – Guilin, China 2017
Posted: 11 Aug 2017 10:51 PM
The second World Cup this year will be held in China, on the Wupai River, Ziyuan County, Guilin City, Guangxi Province, from 16 to 21 August.

Teams from Czech, Serbia, New Zealand, Germany, Australia, Russia, Hungary and Italy will compete . . . → continue reading . . . World Cup Rafting – Guilin, China 2017

With help of Emily Evans, Nepal OM team reach the dream of participating in WRC Japan
Posted: 04 Aug 2017 07:34 PM

Story By Emily E.

A few years ago I did some volunteer coaching and raft guiding with a lovely company in Nepal, and in doing so made some lifelong friends. Late last year a couple of the boys had contacted me to say that they were putting a rafting team together. I was super excited . . . → continue reading . . . With help of Emily Evans, Nepal OM team reach the dream of participating in WRC Japan

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