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Wildwater

Wildwater

In Wildwater Racing events, the paddlers have to race their rudderless craft down a river, in the fastest time possible. Competitoin involves Classic races, which can be up to half an hour in duration, and the spectator-friendly Sprint, which is usually 400m to 800 m in length, where each run lasts just a few exciting minutes.

There are single kayak (K1) events for men and women, and canoe events, only for men, in single (C1) and double boats (C2) There are also team events.

ECA Competitions2017

ECA Wildwater Canoeing European Cup
August 23. - 24. 2017, Roudnice, CZE
ECA Wildwater Canoeing European Cup
August 26. 2017, Česke Budejovice, CZE

NEWS

Czech Republic turns into Wildwater Canoeing capital this August

Europe’s and World's best Wildwater Canoeing paddlers are currently in Augsburg, Germany, where the last two World Cup events of the season are about to begin this weekend. The 2017 ECA Wildwater Canoeing European Championships has already been organised in May in Skopje (MKD) and the Wildwater Canoeing Sprint World Championships is only to begin in the end of September in Pau, France. To keep the athletes busy also in the summer months two ECA Wildwater European Cups will be organised in Czech Republic on 20th and 24th August 2017. 

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France concludes European Championships in Skopje with double gold
France concludes European Championships in Skopje with double gold

14/05/2017 – The 2017 ECA Wildwater Canoeing European Championships in Skopje (MKD) ended with exciting sprint team races on the Treska River. French paddlers were the most successful during the last day of the championships. They were the best in men’s C1 team final and men’s C2 event and also picked up a silver medal in men’s kayak event.

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Triple wins for French C2 and Slovenian K1 paddlers in Skopje
Triple wins for French C2 and Slovenian K1 paddlers in Skopje
13/05/2017 - The 2017 ECA Wildwater Canoeing European Championships in Skopje (MKD) continued today with individual wildwater sprint races. The competition moved from the city centre and the Vardar River to the picturesque Matka Canyon in the suburbs of Skopje. In very equal finals where only a few hundredths of a second meant a significant difference in the final position France celebrated a triple win in men’s C2 final and Slovenia did the same in men’s kayak event. Athletes from Italy, Switzerland, Croatia and Czech Republic also reached the podium positions
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