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January 2011

Upcoming Swiftwater Rescue Courses in 2011

For those of you needing to re-certify or wanting to take part in another Swiftwater Rescue course in 2011 the dates of the open courses are already up and running on our website. We have also now made it easier to book online, just click on the big red "Book Now" button.

Course Calendar

Whitewater Rescue Race 2011

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Find out how you match up against the best! On Easter weekend 2011 the Whitewater Rescue race will be held again in Wildalpen to test your swiftwater rescue skills to the limit. The compertition is open to all rescuers who have experience in moving water. There will be both individual and group races to take part in.


Find out more about this years race

Read about the 2010 event

Facebook Fanpage

Swiftwater Rescue now has it's very own fanpage which you can access from own homepage just by clicking on the facebook logo in the navigation. We are planning on posting all course photos so that people can download their course photo and tag themselves if they want to. Have a look for yourself and click on the like button, if you like it!

Have a look at our Facebook page

New Equipment

Palm Rescue 850

In October at the Kayak Trade Show we were able to take a look at the new Palm PFDs for professional swiftwater rescue teams. As always the Palm R&D department have been listening to what people want and have succeeded in improving on their rescue 800 jacket, which is considered one of the best rescue PFDs in the professional market.


Read more about the Palm Rescue PFDs