Welcome to Wildwater Canoeing

Wildwater Canoeing is a discipline of canoe racing, also known as Wildwater Racing and Whitewater Racing. The wildwater time trial is the purest of whitewater racing forms - the athlete, the river, the clock.

A racing performance is the result of physical conditioning, skill and harmony with the water - and is the only sport where social paddling is necessary to achieve a peak performance. Beautiful water, scenery and companionship make the Wild Water Racing experience compelling. The competitor is free to take whichever route on the river they desire, a freedom of racing unsurpassed in the whitewater world. 

Wildwater Canoeing is governed by British Canoeing

Burrs Update - First Ever Wavehopper Club Team Championships

Update on the Irwell Race at the Burrs Activity Centre on Sunday 22nd October.
 It will be the first ever Wavehopper Club Team Championship - the idea being to bring team racing to new clubs and take the sprint team format to new levels of excitement and fun - it's much harder than it looks :-)
I'm delighted to say that Andre Goldsmith of www.WaveSport.com have kindly donated a Wavehopper as the Club Team prize.
The WWR Exec. and Bradford and Bingley CC will be joining forces to run the race. The format will be the same as usual and I'll be publicising to try and get as many new clubs along as possible. There will be prizes for all types of boat but only competitors racing Wavehoppers will be eligible for the Club Team Prize
 Venue: River Irwell, Burrs Activity Centre, Woodhill Road, Bury, BL8 1DA
 The course is available from 0900. Competitors are advised to arrive early and walk the course before getting on to practice. It is also advisable to change after practicing and staying warm between the race briefing, getting on for the start of the race and during the break before the team race.
 PROVISIONAL TIMETABLE
 0900 – 1100 Free practice on river.
0900 - 1030 Late entries in the car park
1030 Race brief in the car park
1130 First sprint run 1 minute intervals
1230 Second Sprint Run 1 minute intervals
1400 Club Team Race & open Canadian class all starting at two minute intervals. (We can have a break after the Kayak Team Race for clubs to get back to the start if needed)
 1600 (approx.) Prize giving