Wildwater Racing

Matlock Sprint Results – 14th March 2020

Matlock Sprint results are now available in the results section and the latest rankings have now been published.

Wildwater world championships cancelled due to coronavirus

The International Canoe Federation, the American Canoe Association, Nantahala Outdoor Center and the Cheat World Cup organisers are disappointed to announce that the 2020 ICF Canoe Wildwater Championships and four World Cup races scheduled for the Nantahala and Cheat Rivers in the US next month have been cancelled. The ongoing concern over the spread of…
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Fairthorne Manor and Hamble races in the Press

In the news again.  This time our good friend Liz editor of the New Waves St Andrews Church Hamble Magazine with both the 2019 later Fairthorne Manor and Hamble races Susan Templeton

GB 2020 Senior Team Announced

The GB Senior teams for 2020 have been announced, congratulations to all who are selected. Senior World Championships -USA MK1 WK1 WC2 Ben OakleyRob JeffriesSpencer ArmstrongNicholas Bennett1st Reserve: Freddie Brown Hannah BrownVictoria MurrayMags DilalLaura Milne1st Reserve: Esme Durrant Mags Dillal/Esme DurrantLaura Milne/Ellie Seed Senior World Cup – USA MK1 WK1 Ben OakleyNicholas BennettRob JeffriesJacob HolmesFreddie…
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Southern Boat Series in the press

The Southern Boat Series has made the Caravan and Camping magazine, making the front cover as well! Great to  see RAFYC Club and Andark Diving and Watersports Shop mentioned in the press as they support the race and paddlers by use of their facilities each year. Also a photograph of the young winners some with…
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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.

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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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.

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.

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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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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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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Wavehopper Club Champs Winners

Congratulations to Nottingham Kayak Club for winning the last Wavehopper Club Champs. Here we have the factory-fresh Wavehopper with many thanks to Wave Sport for sponsoring the event. Time to start practicing for the next Wavehopper Club Champs which will again be at the Nene this October. All welcome – Wavehoppers and any short Whitewater boats…
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Race Promotion

As you can see we have a new website, and we have a new calendar for races. We are able to offer at the moment online entries as simple RSVP so that organisers can gauge how many paddlers are going to attend. This can be enabled by default – or on a per event basis.…
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Welcome to the new WWR website

Welcome to the new Wildwater Racing website. Our old website has unfortunately come under attack, and we have needed to bring forward the launch of the new website. We do not have the full content available as yet, but this will be populated asap. We hope you like the new look and feel of the…
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