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Newsletter - May 2014
WRC 2014 announcement!
Posted: 27 May 2014 07:01 PM

The IRF is pleased to announce that we have reached an agreement with the Confederação Brasileira de Canoagem (CBCa) to reschedule the 2014 R4 World Rafting Championships for late October at the Foz do Iguaçu/Itaipu venue. We expect to finalize the race schedule during the next few days, and will publish the schedule . . . → continue reading . . . WRC 2014 announcement!

What would YOU do if severe floods hit your region?
Posted: 27 May 2014 07:00 PM

Eastern Europe, particularly Serbia and Bosnia, were recently hit by the worst floods seen since they started recording rainfall 120 years ago.

Floods we encounter frequently, they are nothing new, but when faced with flooding on an unprecedented scale, then what? Do you ever wonder if your teams, clubs, associations, individuals are ready for . . . → continue reading . . . What would YOU do if severe floods hit your region?

Augsburg course free on 14/15 June! But Euro Cup cancelled.
Posted: 27 May 2014 01:39 AM

The Euro Cup event in Augsburg, Germany, scheduled to run from the 13 to the 15 June, has been cancelled due to insufficient teams.

However, the course will be FREE on the 14 and 15 June for all teams who would like to train there.

Contact Peter Micheler for more information

. . . → continue reading . . . Augsburg course free on 14/15 June! But Euro Cup cancelled.
Race Rules – changes
Posted: 21 May 2014 10:49 PM

As is done annually, various proposals to change the Race Rules have been discussed and voted upon by the Sport & Competition Committee. This has been concluded now and so we have an updated version of the Race Rules available:

Updated Race Rules as of May 2014 Full list of changes made . . . → continue reading . . . Race Rules – changes
Whitewater Rafting in the Ecuadorian Andes
Posted: 20 May 2014 10:39 PM

By: Surtrek Tour Operator

Credit: Joe Laumas

Boasting the world’s highest concentrations of rivers per square mile, Ecuador possesses scores of rivers thanks to its abundant rainfall and the massive Andean mountain range that crosses the middle of the country . . . → continue reading . . . Whitewater Rafting in the Ecuadorian Andes

Latest news re WRC 2014
Posted: 18 May 2014 08:18 PM

Thank you all for your patience – we have been working hard to resolve the problems with WRC 2014, and would like to update you as to where we are right now:

Brasil will be giving us a definite answer this coming week and we will announce it immediately. No matter what, by . . . → continue reading . . . Latest news re WRC 2014

R6 Euro Champs cancelled!!!!
Posted: 18 May 2014 03:39 AM
A message from Alex and Goran and the Event Organising Committee: Due to extremely high rainfall and flooding over the last few days in Bosnia and Herzegovina the Organizing committee of Euro Champ R6 2014 have been forced to CANCEL the event.The Government of the Republic of Srpska has declared a state of . . . → continue reading . . . R6 Euro Champs cancelled!!!!
Floods in Serbia!
Posted: 15 May 2014 07:38 PM

Dear Rafting friends,

Due to extremely high rainfall, and flooding over the last few days, the Serbian government has declared a State of Emergency.

The Ministry of Youth and Sport has issued a request tonight (May 15.) to cancel or postpone all sport events until further notice. Therefore, even though everything is ready . . . → continue reading . . . Floods in Serbia!

Italy’s U23 women’s team – heading to Bosnia!
Posted: 11 May 2014 10:54 PM

We recently had the opportunity to get acquainted with the Italian U23 women’s team and their expectations for the trip to the WRC R4. Now we will ask them a few questions about their planned trips to the Euro Champs.

They provided us with a gritty performance . . . → continue reading . . . Italy’s U23 women’s team – heading to Bosnia!

CABANOS Rafting Team
Posted: 08 May 2014 01:51 AM

Every year they participate in at least three national and three international competitions. The highlights for this year are both Euro Champs, BiH and Slovakia. This is also a special year for them as the R4 Euro Champs, Čunovo, Slovakia, will be held in their country on the artificial course where they know every . . . → continue reading . . . CABANOS Rafting Team

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