★ THANKS FOR AN AMAZING WORLD POLE SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS ★
We would like to thank you for an exceptional WPSC 2016. We are incredibly grateful to all for making this event a reality. For both the athletes, the IPSF and the sponsors, this massive event is the
culmination of an entire year of preparation, determination, inspiration and dedication. Each and every one of you is a part of the World Pole Sports team and the global comradery displayed between
so many international athletes coming together under one roof for monumental weekend was awe inspiring. We are humbled by the love and support displayed by all.
★★ RECORDS SMASHED ★★
Congratulations to all of the athletes that took part in the WPSC16. The skill, standard and level is increasing rapidly each year. This is reflected in the
WORLD RECORDS that were broken and also in
the RESULTS. In 5 years points have gone from
in the 30's to now in the 60's. Our athletes are evolving our sport! We look forward to September 1st and a new competitive year!!!
★★ WORLD RECORD BREAKING PERFORMANCE★★
Watch the record breaking performance of Rafaela Montanaro the Senior Women's 2016 World Champion. We will be showcasing each of our champions in the coming newsletter or subscribe to our YOUTUBE
★★ WORLD POLE 2017★★
We are delighted to announce that for the 6th annual World Pole Sports Championships, we are taking the WPSC to the Netherlands and it will be hosted in a proven 2,500 seat Pole Sports venue. As
always the World Championships will be bigger and better with the possibility of including an extra day to accommodate the 5+ new competitions that have applied to be part of the Pole Sports
Community. Watch this space for updates and we hope to see everyone there for an ever evolving WPSC.
★ IPSF POLE SPORTS AWARDS★ We are delighted to announce the winners of the IPSF Pole Sports Industry Awards 2016. ERIKA DEL PLIEGO- ATHLETE SUN POLE - BUSINESS MEXICO - FEDERATION
A huge thank you to the 7,000+ people that voted and the judges for making the difficult choice!
★ ATHLETES HUB ★
We are delighted to announce the ATHLETES HUB which has been designed by
the OLYMPIC COMMITTEE to assist athletes throughout their career. Over the next year the IPSF will be introducing more initiatives to assist athletes in investing in their future IT'S FREE
★ THE CODE IS COMING!!! ★
This month the IPSF technical team and committee completed the 2016/17 update of the code of points. It has now been sent to Federations for translation into 10 languages! . The launch date is
CONGRATULATIONS DMITRIII POLITOV!! The International Pole Sports Federation is thrilled to announce the huge sucess of the official launch of the innovative and much anticipated
new style of pole; ULTRA POLE! This intense new discipline is a higher octane version of Pole, more akin to the extreme sports you might see at the X-Games, featured Ultimate Trick
Battles where 10 incredible athletes tricked out against other in high energy, attitude infused battle rounds! Make sure you contact your IPSF federation to sign up and compete in 2017 WATCH THE VIDEOS
★★ INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE APPLICATION ★★
For the last 4 months the IPSF Olympic subcommittee has been working on the application to become recognised by the IOC along side our application to SportAccord. This is a long process and may take
years to achieve recognition, but by applying we have already raised the standards of our sport and look forward to continuing to evolve in line with the with international sporting guidelines.
Australia, Greece and Canada became IPSF recognised this month with Germany and Hong Kong/China next month, so If you are interested in joining the IPSF as a national federation and taking us to 30
by the end of the year then please READ MORE HERE
World Pole Sports Championships
Tickets go on sale for the World Pole weekend as well as applications open for qualified athletes on 1st March 2017. The championships will be held on 30th June - 2nd July Holland