FIRST FIG PARKOUR WORLD CUP PROVES BIG IN JAPAN

The first FIG World Cup event for Parkour concluded in Hiroshima on Sunday with the women’s Speed-run and men’s Freestyle final – and with the satisfaction of having proved a huge popular success. Launched as part of a new Japanese leg on the FISE’s Festival of Action Sports circuit, the Parkour competition generated massive public…

THREE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE FIRST FIG PARKOUR WORLD CUP

A short walk from the Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima’s former municipal baseball stadium will provide the setting for the very first FIG Parkour World Cup, taking place from 6-8 April as part of the FISE’s World Action Sports Festival which also includes BMX, skateboarding, roller freestyle, bouldering and breaking. Here are three things to know…

7 days to go till first FIG Parkour World Cup

The start of the first FIG Parkour World Cup series is just a week away, with the inaugural competition scheduled to take place from 6 to 8 April in Hiroshima, Japan. Some thirty athletes representing 20 nations are expected at this first official FIG Parkour competition, which is taking place as part of the Japanese…

2018, A Year Of Achievements For Parkour

Launching competitions, implementing a vast educational component and undertaking field work on a worldwide scale: 2018 is certainly a year of action for Parkour, some 11 months on from its arrival within the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG). “2018 is the year in which we must cement the work that has been done since our rapprochement…

A Promising Step Forward For Parkour Development

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) and the International Parkour Federation (IPF) have laid the groundwork for a promising cooperation in the best interests of Parkour to advance the sport worldwide as a recreational and competitive activity. A meeting of great significance took place between the two organisations on January 23rd, at the headquarters of the…