WWR manual chapter 3

3. Safety

Check the BCU Wild Water Racing Rules and ICF Rules to confirm the regulations and guidelines in force.

Safety points to highlight and possibly practice are:
rules on safety equipment (buoyancy aids, helmets, air bags etc.)
swimming and self-rescue in white water
rescue of others in white water
keeping warm (prevention of hypothermia)
warm-ups prior to paddling
early identification and/or prevention of injury