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

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

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

Libyan Parkour Players Union- LPPU- Board Members, and a Short History

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The Libyan Parkour Players Union (LPPU) was formed in June 2016 as an organization whose aim was to be concerned with the needs and the futures of all Parkour players in Libya. Due to the state of affairs, LPPU wanted to create an umbrella for Parkour athletes in both sport as well as other matters in life. According to LPPU, … Read More

Pakistan Parkour Federation Becomes an Official IPF- International Parkour Federation Member Organization

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MR. PERVAIZ IQBAL- PRESIDENT PPF- Pakistan Parkour Federation- Black belt 5th Dan Taekwondo. General Secretary Lahore district and division Taekwondo. Chief executive Unified Taekwondo Pakistan.  Representative world moon moo kwan Union SIFYAN INAYAT – VICE PRESIDENT PPF- Pakistan Parkour Federation Black belt 3rd Dan WTF Kukkiwon. Pakistan Taekwondo Federation official referee Former Pakistan Higher education commission Pakistan National Taekwondo champion … Read More

Dato Manjit Singh Gill becomes Chairman of Parkour Division of Malaysian Extreme Sports Association (MESA), IPF member organization

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International Parkour Federation (IPF) is pleased to announce Mr. Dato Manjit Singh Gill has been appointed as Secretary General of IPF’s continental body for Asia, the Asian Freerunning Parkour Union (AFPU) under the leadership of Arash Salmanpour, President of AFPU and Vice President of the Asian Extreme Sports Federation (AXF).   Mr. Dato Manjit Singh Gill will also be running the … Read More

Tan Sri Darshan Singh Gill (President of Malaysian Extreme Sports Federation) joins IPF as Vice President

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International Parkour Federation (IPF) is proud to announce Tan Sri Darshan Singh Gill as IPF’s newest board Vice President.   The esteemed Darshan Singh is the president of Malaysian Extreme Sports Association (MESA) and Vice President of the Asian Extreme Sports Federation (AXF).   MESA’s stated mission is dedication towards growth, progression, unity, and expansion of Extreme Sport in Malaysia.  We are … Read More

USA Parkour Cup 2019 brought to you by IPF -Read about the highlights

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On January 25th-27th, 2019 USA Parkour held its second annual USA Parkour Cup under the aegis of International Parkour Federation (IPF) in Tampa, Florida.  In the months leading up to the USA Parkour Cup, hundreds of athletes participated in eleven qualifying competitions across the United States.   The entire event was live streamed and hosted by WFPF athletes Nick Provost … Read More

IPF- WORLD PARKOUR CHAMPIONSHIP Mardin, Turkey

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In May of 2018, IPF- International Parkour Federation, held a World Parkour Championship (WPC) event in Mardin, Turkey with renowned Parkour athletes and challengers from around the globe.  This was a groundbreaking competition because it allowed athletes from the MENA region, both men and women, who had never had a chance on the world stage to show the depth of … Read More