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09/11/2017

FIG Parkour Commission holds very constructive first meeting

The FIG Parkour Commission held its first meeting in Lausanne (SUI) Tuesday and Wednesday under the direction of Commission President David Belle, who was able to measure the communal willingness to work to develop the sport that he himself founded.

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03/11/2017

Second FIG Parkour event set to take the stage this weekend in Chengdu

Six months after the very first Obstacle Course Cup in Montpellier, France, a second FIG Parkour event takes the stage November 4-5, in Chengdu, China, once again in cooperation with the FISE, which is holding the last leg of its action sports festival there this season.

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31/07/2017

Main decisions from the FIG Executive Committee meeting in Tonsberg (NOR)

The FIG Executive Committee held its third meeting of the year in Tonsberg (NOR) July 27-29. Please find here the summary of the main information and decisions.

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09/06/2017

Update on the development of Parkour as a new FIG discipline

The development process of Parkour as a new FIG discipline successfully passed two key stages with the organization of a first FIG Obstacle Course Cup in Montpellier (FRA) and the discussions held in order to implement the roadmap unanimously approved by the Executive Committee and the Council in Baku (AZE) last month.

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30/05/2017

First FIG Obstacle Course Cup at FISE in Montpellier a huge success

FIG’s first Obstacle Course Cup, held in Montpellier (FRA) at the FISE festival on 28 May proved a huge success, bringing smiles to the faces of athletes, spectators and students of Parkour alike. During the event, hundreds of people of all ages were introduced to Parkour through dedicated classes in a dedicated place within the festival. Meanwhile, speed and freestyle competitions demonstrated the very highest levels of athleticism and artistic creativity.

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20/05/2017

FIG President and Parkour founders on the same wavelength

FIG President Morinari Watanabe met Parkour founder David Belle and his friend and partner Charles Perrière, Thursday and Friday in Paris, strengthening the links between the three, and establishing a bond of friendship, as part of the process of developing a new discipline within the federation, inspired by Parkour and respectful of its history and philosophy.

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10/05/2017

FIG decision-making bodies greenlight inclusion of a new discipline

Meeting in Baku (AZE) last week, the FIG’s decision-making bodies gave their in-principle approval for the inclusion of a new FIG discipline based on obstacle course competitions.

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10/05/2017

Main decisions from the 17th FIG Council in Baku

The 17th FIG Council meeting was held in Baku (AZE) May 6-7. Here is a summary of the main decisions taken by the Council:

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10/05/2017

Main decisions from the FIG Executive Committee meeting in Baku

The FIG Executive Committee meeting held its second meeting of the year in Baku (AZE) May 4-5.

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