IPF President Victor Bevine elected to Board of FISpT Heralding New Cooperation.

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As part of a general reorganziation, the Federation Internationale du Sport pour Tous (FISpT) has elected IPF President Victor Bevine to serve as a Board Member for the Olympic cycle ending in 2024. Under the leadership of President Franco Bruno Ascani and General Secretary Dr Igor Lanzoni, both confirmed at the 2021 General Assembly held on 15 May 2021, the … Read More

IPF Announces New Partnership for its “Peace Through Parkour” Initiative With “Yoga For Refugees” in Athens, Greece

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IPF is pleased to announce a new partnership as its IPF “Peace Through Parkour” initiative (Athens, Greece division) will also begin a new cooperation with the non-profit “Yoga and Sport for Refugees” as they will add Parkour to their roster. David Thompson, IPF Secretary General and Founder/Director of the #PeaceThroughParkour initiative in 2009, said this week, “We are thrilled to … Read More

IPF Commends IOC Decision Against Parkour Inclusion For 2024 Olympic Games Under FIG

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New York, NY- International Parkour Federation (IPF), the world’s competent authority and most widely recognized federation for the sport of Parkour welcomes the IOC’s decision this week to deny FIG’s proposal to include Parkour on their slate of events for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. “We’re very pleased,” said Victor Bevine, President of IPF. “Parkour is a unique and dynamic … Read More

International Parkour Federation announces the IPF Asia Parkour Cup 2020

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International Parkour Federation (IPF), the world governing body for the sport of Parkour is proud to announce its first-ever IPF ASIA PARKOUR CUP.  In keeping with Covid safety guidelines, the event is being held virtually. Thirty-five top male and female athletes from thirteen IPF member countries representing East, South and West Asia will compete online in an instagram-friendly freestyle elimination … Read More

Yale University Survey for Parkour athletes- #IPF

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IPF has been asked to help supervise and invite Parkour athletes to take part in a YALE University Survey. This survey addresses athletes’ understanding of their own rights, because recognition of rights, and rights violations, is a central part of safeguarding of human beings, in general, and athlete safety in sport. The lab’s survey was recently translated into four additional … Read More

IPF- Global Parkour Congress, Details and News July 7, 2020

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IPF, the international governing body and sole competent authority for Parkour and Freerunning worldwide held its 2020 Global Congress via Zoom on Saturday June 6.  Representatives from more than 50 countries and five continents were in attendance. Since 2014, IPF has supported the growth of independent National Parkour Federations, as well as educational, peace and gender equity initiatives around the … Read More

IPF- (International Parkour Federation) Global Congress to be held May 30, 2020

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The IPF- International Parkour Federation Global Congress will be held May 30, 2020. Invitations have been sent out to all IPF member countries, observers, and guest speakers and attendees. Attendees from six continents and forty plus countries will be in attendance at this virtual meeting. Please check back for further updates and follow-up.

MEHDI (Arash) SALMAN POUR appointed as Deputy Secretary General of IPF- International Parkour Federation

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Mr. Mehdi Salman Pour, known as “Arash” Salmanpour, President of Asia Freerunning Parkour Union (AFPU), has recently been named the Deputy Secretary General of IPF- Internaional Parkour Federation. He will be working very closely with IPF Secretary General, David Thompson as well as with IPF President, Victor Bevine. Mr Salmanpour’s wealth of years of international experience, both as a professional … Read More

Raúl Solano and Beatriz Monge Ruiz from Federación de Parkour Costa Rica (est. 2019) named to IPF Committees

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Mr.Raúl SOLANO, President of Federación de Parkour Costa Rica (Founder/Director of Evolución Natural Parkour Costa Rica) and Miss Beatriz MONGE RUIZ, Secretary General of Federación de Parkour Costa Rica (Founder/Director of “Parkour Femenino C.R.”) have been named to the IPF Committees of Research and Education (Mr. Solano) and Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equity (Mr. Monge Ruiz). Mr. Raúl Solano, President … Read More

IPF Co-Founder David Thompson & ICTSG’s Shammi Rana – UNESCO, Rapporteur of Adhoc Advisory Committee of Traditional Sports & Games, Meet to Discuss Initiatives & Cooperation

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IPF Co-Founder/Secretary General David Thompson and ICTSG (International Council of Traditional Sports and Games) representative Shammi Rana ( Secretary General of International Council of Traditional Sports and Games -ICTSG- and Rapporteur of Adhoc Advisory Committee of Traditional Sports and Games, UNESCO ) met to discuss future initiatives and partnerships between the two organizations, including co-hosting ICTSG’s upcoming meeting in June … Read More