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Rescue for River Runners - Elite


R3 Elite offers the ultimate in river rescue training.  The program is offerred just once a year, each year in a different location.  In 2015, R3 Elite will be offered in Jalcomulco Mexico November 28 - December 5 2015.  This program is purely scenario based.  It offers 3 days of short training scenarios, 2 days of 1/2 day scenarios and 1 full day scenario. Each scenario is recorded for video review.  R3 Elite is taught and facilitated by Jim Coffey and Mike Mather, two of the world's most celebrated rescue instructors.

Scenarios will be advanced and multi-faceted and may include:

Vertical Pins, Foot and Body Entrapment, Advanced Live Bait Skills, Complex Wraps and Pins, Lowering, Raising, Dislocations, Spinal Immobilization, Unresponsive Subjects, Environmental Injuries and Drowning.

Is this course right for me?: R3-Elite is designed for trained rescuers that want to take their skills "to the next level".  Advanced boaters, rescue instructors, guide managers, trip leaders, or anyone with interest and inspiration to "be the best when it is needed most".

Pre-Requisites:  Participants will need to be capable of either rafting, canoeing or kayaking to/from the different rescue scenario locations.  Participants will need to have previous training in River Rescue (R3-Pro or equivalent) and Wilderness Medical Training (AWFA, WFR, or equivalent).

Whats Included: The 8 day program includes all in country transportation, accommodations, most meals and all group equipment.  A group pick up is organized for 1600h at the International Airport in Veracruz Mexico.  Alternative pick up times and accommodations in Veracruz can be arranged if required.  

Cost: $1500