Making History: Japan’s First Obstacle Sports Demonstration Event

April 20, 2024, marks a historic day for obstacle sports in Japan. Yoshinogawa City is set to host the nation’s first Obstacle Sports Demonstration Event, a testament to the growing popularity and recognition of obstacle sports.…

World Records Shattered at the 32nd SEA Games in Cambodia

The 32nd Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, from May 5th to 17th, 2023, have already seen multiple World Obstacle World Records broken. This prestigious event, featuring over 12,000 participants from 11…

Meeting to discuss formation of a Technical Committee to codify the sport of adventure racing

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 12, 2023 – World Obstacle announced today an open meeting to present and discuss options for the establishment of a volunteer working group to codify the sport of adventure racing worldwide. This initiative…

2023 Ninja World Cup Series Announced

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 7, 2023 – World Obstacle announced today the 2023 Ninja World Cup series has been confirmed with events in four continental regions. Ninja World Cup Asia will kick off the series, followed by…

World Obstacle Follows IOC Guidance and Recommendations Regarding the War in Ukraine

World Obstacle prioritizes the safety and security of all athletes and calls for peace and a better world through sporting competitions. 

World Obstacle Officially Granted GAISF Observer Status

Fédération Internationale de Sports d’Obstacles (FISO), the governing body for obstacle sports and related events also known as World Obstacle, has officially been granted Observer Status by the GAISF Council which convened in Lausanne on 27…

Partnership Announcement: My Next Match – How you can benefit from this!

World Obstacle has reached an agreement with My Next Match, a British company that offers a digital platform for the management of membership and medical passport of all athletes and members. All World Obstacle members will…

Earth Day 2021 – Let`s honour nature, our favourite and indispensable venue!

Earth Day is celebrated on 20-22 April this year and continues its focus on the climate crisis. The theme of Earth Day 2021 is Restore Our Earth. As a signatory of the Sports for Climate Action,…

Competition Rules #1

World Obstacle Competition Rules are specific to each event. These are not the same rules used by commercial events. In general, our rules meet criteria accepted for OCR medal events in International Multi-sport Games under regulation by…

New Addition to the World Obstacle Competition Committee

World Obstacle is pleased to announce that one of the Belgian Obstacle Course Racing Association board members, Ronny Hofenboom, will serve as Vice-Chair of the FISO Competition Committee. Together we are growing our sport. Good luck!

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