Competition under the Milky Way – Russian National Champs R4/6

I was so delighted to be given the opportunity to attend the Russian national competitions. And although I only attended the Sprint and the beginning of the H2H, the very fact that I was there was a dream come true for me. 

Due to the language barrier and that the Russian teams . . . → continue reading . . . Competition under the Milky Way – Russian National Champs R4/6

Russian Forum – candidates

International Cultural and Recreational Forum «Whitewater of Siberia – 2016»

From 18 –27 of August, in the Russia, Siberia – Tomsk region, on the two location: Tomsk city, Kopylovo village, Kyrgyzka river and Republic of Altai, Aya village, Katun river, will be held “Whitewater of Siberia” Forum. Presentation of . . . → continue reading . . . Russian Forum – candidates

From Siberia to Indonesia – Russian U19 Men’s team

The colours of Russia, in the U19 division, will be defended by: Vladimir Kozich – team captain, Dmitry Zubov, Eugene Morotsky, Kirill Belkin, Pavel Melnikov, Alexander Melnikov and Alexey Ershov, guided by coach – Alexei Shirokov.

The “Tomsk Odyssey” team has achieved excellent results in the European and World Championships in recent years:

World Championship . . . → continue reading . . . From Siberia to Indonesia – Russian U19 Men’s team

Open Letter from Russian Team to all Women’s Masters Teams

Dear Women Master Rafters

At the recently completed 2015 Euro Rafting Champs in BiH, after travelling 7000kms, we were faced with the unpleasant fact that we were the ONLY Open Women’s Masters team! It would have been stupid to withdraw from the competition so we competed in the men’s category.

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Russia win 8 medals on day 1 and more on day 2 …

The first day of the Euro Rafting Champs saw the U19, U23 and Masters teams competing in Sprint and Head 2 Head.

The Sprint and Head to Head course makes for great photos and videos as the rafts have to go through two big wave hits and down into some strongly swirling water that can . . . → continue reading . . . Russia win 8 medals on day 1 and more on day 2 …

Floods hit Altay in Russia!

“This year is surprisingly rich with natural calamities!” says Oleg Grigoriev of the Russian Rafting Federation. “The Altay region is now suffering the most severe floods since 1969. Many towns along the lower Katun River are covered with water.

The biggest city of the region,  Biisk, has become like Venice and a . . . → continue reading . . . Floods hit Altay in Russia!

Russia

RUSSIAN RAFTING FEDERATION

119049, Russia Moscow Krimsky val 6-92 contact numbers: 7(495) 238 7238;  7(495) 161 3953. e-mail: rusraftfed@inbox.ru Website: RusRaftFed.ru

COMMITTEE MEMBERS President –   Alexei Rumiantsev First Vice-president/Managing Director – Oleg Grigoryev Vice-President –   Alexandre Kozlov

Future looks bright for World Rafting after Czechs and Russians share World Champion honours

By Sportscene

Rafting was the real winner after the 2012 Youth and Masters World Championships came to a conclusion, following the last of four disciplines, the ‘Downriver’ being raced along the Vltava River today.

The course started in Vyssi Brod, with the four man raft teams paddling their way across the remotely flat waters for . . . → continue reading . . . Future looks bright for World Rafting after Czechs and Russians share World Champion honours

Russia and Italy step up and challenge the local favourites

By Sportscene

Fans packed the banks of the course for the second day of the 2012 Youth & Masters World Championships in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic. Slalom was today’s event, the third of four disciplines to be raced to determine who the world’s best Youth and Masters champions will be in this discipline.

The course . . . → continue reading . . . Russia and Italy step up and challenge the local favourites

Russian ladies strive for Youth Crown

The women’s Russian youth team have their sights set on victory at the Youth and Masters World Championships at the Ceske Budejovice Whitewater course, commencing this Saturday.

All four paddlers herald from a canoe slalom background and began rafting together in 2008, going on to win various accolades in their home country including victories . . . → continue reading . . . Russian ladies strive for Youth Crown