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19 Countries head to Brazil for the 2014 R4 World Rafting Championships, Oct 8-19

Link to IRF page here: and event livestream here:

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Updated list of Colorado raft racing events for summer 2014


2014 Colorado Raft Races


  • The Golden Games
  • The Classic Downriver raft race (26 miles)
    • Sunday June 15th at 10am in Salida
    • More info at
    • Royal Gorge Festival
      • Whitewater Bar & Grill Pro Raft Race
      • Friday June 20th  begins in Parkdale @ AAE Beach
      • More info at
      • Pine Creek Rally
        • Fun race through Pine Creek/Numbers section of the Arkansas River
        • More info to come…
        • Gore Canyon Festival
          • Downriver race through Gore Canyon and SUP race pumphouse to radium.
          • August 23rd and 24th at Pumphouse
          • More info to come…


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Colorado Ark Sharks Men and Colorado Red Lady Rafting Women’s teams sweep 2014 Nationals in California

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May 3rd-4th, Salmon River, CA. 3 Women’s and 7 Men’s teams make the trek to the Salmon River in Klamath National Park in Northern California. After 4 trying battles- Head to Head, Sprint, Slalom, and Downriver, teams from Colorado take both Men’s and Women’s 2014 USRA Nationals. Congratulations to the Ark Shark Men and Red Lady Rafting Women and all the race participants. Also a big thanks to the spectators and event organizers for another great USRA Nationals Race! Full results below.

Check out a video of the Sprint race here! Ark Sharks National Sprint Race 2014



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Cal Salmon 2014 USRA Rafting Nationals website up and running, register your team online now!

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Cal Salmon Nordheimer Race selected for 2014 R4 USRA Nationals!

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Salmon River, CA. May 3rd, 2014. USRA Nationals Race.


•Whitewater enthusiasts have been enjoying the Salmon River for decades.
•Considered one of the Premier Whitewater Rafting sections in the country.
•Commercial heyday was during the late 80’s early 90’s.
•Raced annually since 2007.

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Behind the 8-Ball Men’s Team and Red Lady Raft Racing Women’s team take 1st in 2013 Nationals in Colorado

A big congrats to all the racers that participated in the 2-day USRA National’s Race during the Royal Gorge Whitewater festival last weekend! After the 4 events (Time Trial, Downriver, Head to Head, and Slalom), Behind the 8-ball Men’s and Red Lady Raft Racing Women’s teams came out on top. Details of the racing and event photos to come!

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2013 USRA Nationals information and registration link

To register your women’s, men’s, or junior’s R-6 teams, please visit the Royal Gorge Whitewater festival here: Hope to see you in Colorado!


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USRA Nationals race to be held at the Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival June 21-22, 2013


For more details on the Men’s, Women’s, and Junior’s R6 Nationals Race, please visit the USRA Nationals Event page here or the Race Organizer’s page here.

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Habitat video premier and ORT fundraiser this Friday 3/8 in Portland, OR

Oregon Rafting Team (ORT) Fundraiser this Friday March 8th at Next Adventure Paddle Sports in Portland, Oregon!

  • All ages!
  • Tons of high quality new gear to be auctioned off!
  • Ninkasi!
  • In store discounts!
  • Films! Portland premier of Habitat. Lots of carnage and several new whitewater shorts.
  • Live band!
  • No cover!
  • Free t-shirts!

More details here:


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2013 Western Whitewater Championship Series (WWCS) Racing

For all you northwest boaters out there, a tentative schedule for local raft racing can be found on the Oregon Rafting Team site below!



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