Ambassador of Japan Ito Makoto has visited the trail Bijeli buk during today’s training. He talked to the organisers and got introduced to the details about the World Championship.
– I know that this is the second time the World Championship is held in Bosnia and Herzegovina. I wish luck to all the participants. I hope that they will achieve great success and get good results. I hope that they will also have the time to view the beautiful nature that Bosnia and Herzegovina has to offer – said Makoto.
How much is rafting popular in Japan?
– Rafting in Japan was introduced in the 80s and a decade after that it was a very popular recreational sport. Nowadays, there are a lot of teams, especially in universities.
Did you meet with the representatives of Japan that came to the World Championship?
– We had a meeting and on the dinner we talked about the upcoming competition. I expect that they will achieve great success.
What do you think about Vrbas and Tara? Have you had a chance to visit both rivers and to try out rafting?
– I am really happy that I had seen Vrbas and one day I would like to visit Tara as well. Of course, I would like to try out rafting one day.