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News and views - January 2022

2022 seems to be kicking off to a good start with what looks like a good snowy season in the Northern Hemisphere, which bodes well for a good rafting season there. 

This Newsletter is a short one as we took the opportunity for some quiet-time while things were slow. But it contains exciting details!


We bring you the all-essential details you need so you can plan your trip to the 2022 World Rafting Championships in Bosnia at the end of May. Registration is now open, and closes on the 10 March!


And some news about a river clean up on the Spokane River in Washington State, USA.


Get planning for the coming year of rafting and we look forward to seeing you all on the rivers!


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Registration now open for WRC 2022 Bosnia
24 Jan 2022 02:36 PM
Registration now open for WRC 2022 Bosnia

National Member federations are now invited to register their teams for WRC 2022 Bosnia

The International Rafting Federation welcomes all national members to submit entry forms for their teams who have met national selection criteria for the IRF World Rafting Championshops 2022.

Event details:

  • Dates: 25 May – 01 June 2022
  • Host: Rafting Klub Kanjon and Rafting Savez Republika Srpska (Rafting Federation of the Republic of Srpska)
  • Location: City Banja Luka and Municipality Foča, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Organiser: Rafting Club “Kanjon” Banja Luka
  • Categories: R4 Men & Women
  • Divisions: Youth, Junior, Open, Master
  • Disciplines: River Vrbas: Sprint, H2H, Slalom.

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Wiley E. Waters hits the Spokane twice a year for river clean up
21 Jan 2022 06:00 AM
Wiley E. Waters hits the Spokane twice a year for river clean up

Wiley E. Waters partners with the Spokane River Keeper at least twice a year to clean up unnecessary waste in the Spokane River. Teams meet up late in the summer when the water lowers, and the shoreline becomes exposed on the River in Spokane, Washington state, USA. Crews bring about three rafts, usually snagging over 1000lbs (450 kgs) of trash that would eventually end in the river when the water rises in the Spring. One of our goals at Wiley E.

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