Wildwater Racing

River Hamble Canoe Race Report

Perfect weather, perfect tide, perfect competition between 34 paddlers in all types of canoes and kayaks with a massive age range of nine to 81. Sue Templeton has put together a race report of the event.

Chairman’s Address

Peter Schofield delivered his final Chairman’s Address at the ACM. We all thank him for his efforts, and wish him the best for the future.

GB Selection Race Details

The details of the selection races have been released. Please note that the Dee will be used instead of the Tryweryn, due to maintenance on the dam.

Selection Committee

We are pleased to announce the selection committee has been selected from a pool of 8 volunteers that stepped forwards. The committee will be Mark Burton Chair Cathy Wynne Jane Miller Richard Vincent Grant Anderson Howard Blackman as a reserve in case anyone on the above should drop out.We would like to thank you to…
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WWR Development Forum & ACM Agenda

The agenda and timings for the ACM have been released. The enclosed document has the details for the day.

ACM Agenda & TOR feedback

Thanks to all who provided feedback on the WWR terms of reference. The latest terms of reference, notes on feedback and the agenda for the ACM are available in the downloads.

Wild Water Racing Committee Nominations

We have recently discovered that there is a possibility that there may have been some IT glitches with the nomination and acm agenda item forms on the website, which means we may have not received submissions that may have been made. If you have made a submission please resubmit your information to ensure that we…
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GB Senior Selection Open

Dear Athlete, The registration for selection for Great Britain senior teams is now open. To register you must provide: email address (this will be used to contact you with the results of selection, so it is your responsibility to ensure it is correct), mobile phone number, date of birth and ECA/WCA/SCA membership number on the registration…
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Wildwater Coach Self Analysis Launched

Hi Guys!! So a small subsection of the WWR community (The Technical Committee) have been working behind the scenes to assist the British Canoeing Coaching department in creating this self analysis tool. With a digital library of coaching resources shared across disciplines in the backdrop of it. Now it’s primary design was to target coaches…
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Southern Boat Series Review

Dear All, SOUTHERN BOAT SERIES (We love all types of Canoes, kayaks and arm paddled craft) “Maximising potential, opportunities, excitement and fun:Paddle the wild side” Part of my end of SBS season report made it into the Scene for December 2019/January 2020 unfortunately my latest race reports were post their print deadline but may make…
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Fairthorne Manor Race Report

Congratulations to all who competed at the Fairthorne Manor races, a great variety of craft and ages were present. Sue Templeton has put together a race report of the event.

Canoeing Results Archive

Canoeing Results Archive website has been launched to collate older results of canoe competitions, if you have older results or yearbooks in the attic perhaps you would like to contribute to the website.

WWR Terms of Reference Consultation

The latest version (v1.17) of the draft WWR Terms of Reference has been released for consultation. Apologies to the eager beavers who have already reviewed and commented on the previous document.


To all affiliated clubs with a registered interest in Wild Water Racing. We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to the WWR Annual Consultative Meeting which will take place on Sunday 12th January 2020. All with an interest in Wild Water Racing are welcome to attend. Please see below for full details:…
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Message from Peter Schofield

After some 20 years as Chairman of the British Canoeing Wild Water Racing Committee I’ve decided to step down so that I can focus on continue developing WWR  World-Wide as part of the ICF International Technical Committee. As a sport we’ve built on the very strong foundations I took over to achieve a level of…
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World Sprint Champs racing starts today.

The World Sprint Championships at La Seu, Spain kick off today with the sprint team events. Live streaming of the event and the sister Canoe Slalom Worlds is available here.

GB Start Worlds Preparation

The British Team is at La Seu, Spain for the World Sprint Championships which are being held alongside the World Slalom Championships. Training has begun on this tricky artificial course, updates are coming through via the Wildwater Racing Facebook page.

2019/20 Calendar Released

The basic details of the 2019/20 WWR calendar has been released. Full details for the events will follow shortly.

Latest rankings and results

The results from the weekends races and National Championships are available in the results section, and the latest rankings have now been published. Congratulations to all who raced at the weekend.

Junior & U23 World Championships Update

Greetings from sunny Banja Luka. The team under the very capable management of Julie, Jamie and Nicky are getting on well with their preparations and looking forward to the racing. We have the opening ceremony tonight and sprint racing starts tomorrow. We have had a request from the ICF and the other National Federations to enter…
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GB team head to Banja Luka

The GB Junior and U23 teams are heading out to Banja Luka for the world championships. We all wish them the best for practice and racing, which starts next Thursday. Details can be found on the worlds website https://www.canoeicf.com/wildwater-canoeing-world-championships/banja-luka-2019

Anti Doping Regulations

Doping reminder – time is running out!And a final remember to all teams that the ICF has made compulsory the online anti-doping education courses to all senior, U23 and junior international athletes across all canoeing disciplines. It is important, especially ahead of the U23 and junior world championships in various disciplines, to complete the course.The…
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World Medalists Honoured

We have added a section to honour our World Championship medalists. We have been successful in all classes of competition, and this roll of honour really shows how much we have achieved as a nation over the years. We are missing images for some of the paddlers, if you are able to provide photos that…
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Current Rankings Updated

The current season rankings are available in the downloads section – or you can find them here.

New Whitewater Safety Course

British Canoeing has launched a new artificial whitewater safety course. Aimed at supporters, parents and coaches who work primarily on artificial course environments. Image Credit: J Wallis

GB Team Profiles

The profiles of the 2019 GB Team paddlers are now available on the WWR website. Any corrections or new images to be used can be sent to web@wildwater.org.uk

Treignac Promo

A short promo video for the Treignac World Cup races. The Vezere is one of the classic wildwater racing venues, so should be a great event.

Pinkston Sprints Live

LIVE TV WWR SPRINT FRIDAY EVENING 12 JULY We have a Scottish ranking race that will show live on BBC Scotland’s new channel.Venue is the Pinkston White Water Centre in Glasgow. Exact details still being confirmed but there will also be some freestyle and polo. Great festival of canoe sport!

Website Ready

We have largely re-populated the website. The back filling of results will take a little more time to complete, but we have the main information back up and running. We would welcome your feedback on the website, what you would like to see, and if there is anything we have missed on the migration from…
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