Wildwater Racing

2021 ICF Junior and U23 Wildwater Canoeing Championships will be held in Solkan, Slovenia

The ICF have confirmed the date and location for  the 2021 ICF Junior and U23 Wildwater Canoeing Championships – August 25-28, Solkan, Slovenia.

2020 ECA Junior and U23 Wildwater Canoeing European Championships CANCELLED

The European Canoe Association and Canoe Federation of Slovenia in accordance with the local organiser of the 2020 ECA Junior and U23 Wildwater Canoeing European Championship in Solkan, Slovenia, (4-11 November) regretfully announce the cancellation of the competition. Ongoing concerns regarding the Covid-19 in Europe and World together with the new restrictions from the Slovenian…
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River Crake – Wildwater Race Report (club event)

Sunday 11th October 2020 – River Crake The sun shone on us all day for the first wildwater race of the season. 21 club paddlers of all abilities and all ages competed in this fun event. The Crake had plenty of water in following recent rain. This made the paddle up to the start at…
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GB 2020 Junior & U23 Teams Announced

The Wildwater Racing Committee are please to announce the selected teams to attend the Junior and U23 European Championships 4th-7th November 2020, Solkan, Slovenia. Congratulations to the athletes that have been selected Junior MK1 Cameron Bannatyne Soar Valley CC Leon Tomlinson Manvers WBC Junior WK1 Kerry Christie Breakout CC Lois Leaver Edinburgh CC Lucy Guest…
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Andrew Martin

It is with great sadness that I have to report that Andrew Martin has died following a car crash. Sarah Swallow has graciously written the following about Andrew. Andrew Martin, our lovely friend from New Zealand was very sadly killed in a car accident on Sunday 28th September 2020 driving home to Nelson in New…
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Annual Consultative Meeting – 18th November 2020

The 2020 Wildwater Racing Annual Consultative Meeting is planned to take place on the evening of Wednesday 18th November, all those with an interest in Wildwater Racing are very welcome to attend. This year it will be held online due to the ongoing Covid situation and more details about how this will work will unfold over the…
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International Calendar 2021

Confirmed dates and locations for the major International Wildwater Racing events for 2021. 22-24 May Treignac, FRA – World Cups 1-2-3 04-06 June Banja Luka, BIH – World Cups 4-5-6 12-15 August Leon, ESP – European Championships Classic and Sprint 21-26 September Divoka Voda Venue, Bratislava, SVK – World  Championships Sprint The full Wildwater Racing…
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Wildwater world cup in La Seu cancelled

The International Canoe Federation, the Spanish Canoe Federation and local organisers of the 2020 Wildwater Canoeing World Cup in La Seu, Spain, (23-25 October) regretfully announce the cancellation of the event. Ongoing concerns regarding Covid19, together with an assessment of likely National Federation participation and the possible financial exposure of the event host, have left…
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ICF Word Cup Event, La Seu D’urgell, Spain

The Wildwater Racing Committee has made a joint decision with British Canoeing not to send a team to the World Cup race in Spain. We will continue to focus our efforts of resuming racing in the UK and attending the Junior and U23 Championships later in the year. Wildwater Racing Committee

The Next Wildwater Racing Season

At the moment the start of the next Wildwater Racing ranking season is suspended. The Wildwater Racing committee are keeping the situation under monthly review and will give at least 60 days notice before ranking events start again. Wildwater Racing Committee

2019/2020 Ranking winners

The 2019/2020 Ranking winners for National and Regional Races and the 2019/2020 Wavehopper Ranking winners lists are now published and can be found here. With an early end to the season and the requirement of competing in 3 or more races it does mean a reduced number of winners in the age categories rankings@wildwater.org.uk

Preparations of the 2020 ECA Junior and U23 Wildwater Canoeing European Championships continue

ECA’s Board of Directors confirmed the organisation of the 2020 ECA Junior and U23 Wildwater Canoeing European Championships in Solkan, Slovenia. The championships is scheduled for 4-7 November 2020. After monitoring the actual health situation in Europe and guaranties from the Canoe Federation of Slovenia and the Organising Committee 60 days prior to the competition…
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Wildwater Racing Annual Consultative Meeting

It is planned that this year’s Wildwater Racing Annual Consultative Meeting (ACM) will be On-Line due to the ongoing Covid situation, provisionally to take place on the evening of Wednesday 18th November using a Web Conference facility and including on-line voting. Discussions between the Wildwater Racing Committee and British Canoeing are ongoing on how best…
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Wildwater Racing International Events 2020

4th August 2020 – Updated 26th August There are 2 remaining International events on the calendar that have been postponed in 2020. These are the Junior/U23 European Championships in Solkan, Slovenia and the World Cup event at La Seu D’urgell, Spain. GB Wildwater Racing support and attendance for these events is under continuous review and…
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British Canoeing A return to competitions and events in England

Updated 27th July 2020 Following the government announcement on 9th July, British Canoeing is pleased to announce that planning can now begin for the reintroduction of competitions and events in England from 1st August 2020. Link to full statement