Wildwater Racing

British Canoeing – Anti-doping requirement for team staff

It is now mandatory for all athletes and accredited staff attending any ICF level 2 event and European Championships to have undertaken the WADA Adel online education. This has been the case for athletes for the last year but team staff and coaches have been included as well. This only needs to be completed once…
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Great Britain registration – Senior European Championships 2021 & Senior World Championships 2021

Selection registration for for Great Britain Senior teams for Senior European Classic & Sprint Championships 12th – 15th August 2021 Leon, Spain and for Senior Sprint Worlds 21st – 26th September 2021 Bratislava, Slovakia is now open Selection Senior European Championships Event: Ironbridge 19-20th June Selection Senior World Championships Event: HPP white water course, date…
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Great Britain registration – Junior and U23 World Championships 2021

Selection registration for Great Britain Junior and U23 teams  for the World Championships 25th-28th August Solkan, Slovenia in now open. Selection Event: Ironbridge 19th-20th June. (Note change of date) When registering please state which class or classes you wish to be considered for and what events. You can only enter a maximum of two classes in…
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Great Britain registration – Senior World Cup 2021

The registration for selection for Great Britain senior team is now re-open for for the rescheduled World Cups 1,2 & 3 1st – 3rd October 2021, Treignac, France Selection Event: Classic – 19th June Ironbridge Selection Event: Sprint – Date to be confirmed HPP white water course Note change of location and dates When registering please…
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Selection Policy – Documents for Consultation

Please find in this post the selection policy documents for the 2021 season, please feedback any comments by Sunday 17th January . The main policy document remains unchanged from last year, the only changes relate to the eligibility requirements for each of the events we will selecting teams for. Some of next years races are…
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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