In 2012 the 3rd World Bathtubbing Championships were included in the World Alternative Games line up of fun Quirky outdoors events that took place in and around Llanwtryd Wells, Powys, Mid Wales.
Llanwrtyd Wells nestled on the southern edge of the Cambrian mountains in Mid Wales. The home of Green-events and world renown for the fun quirky outdoor activities, such as Man v Horse mountain marathon, Bog snorkeling Mountain bike chariot racing, to name but a few.
The 2012 World Bathtubbing Championships took place in Cardiff at the Cardiff International White water centre on 1st Sept 2012. Racing started at 11am with Medals and Green Dragon Tee shirts for all participants, With World Championship titles and medals awarded at the completion in the late afternoon.
In 2012 Green dragon activities held a British open Bathtubbing Championships at the Bristol Outdoor Show, on the 9th June in Bristol and Welsh open in The North Dock, Llanelli on the 29th July.
The event program will include,
-100m individual time trial, Race against the stopwatch around our 100 metre circuit.
-Muilt Bathtub races 4 bathtubs racing at a time, once again around our 100 metre circuit.
-Synchronised Bathtubbing, arguably the funniest of our events, 2 people in a Bathtub- facing each other one must paddle backwards while the other paddles forwards. The pair must negotiate the 100metre course in the quickest time, oh and if you sink, your wet and your out of the event.
- In between races, you will be able to try out Coracles and Kawheelie’s.