WFDF is pleased to announce that the Freestyle Players Association (FPA) has been accepted by the WFDF Congress as a Disc Game organisational member of the World Flying Disc Federation. As such the FPA is going to represent the Flying Disc sport of Freestyle within WFDF with immediate effect.
The WFDF Board of Directors have unanimously appointed the FPA nominee Kevin “Skippy Jammer” Givens to serve as WFDF Freestyle Committee Chair and member of the WFDF Board of Directors for the next year until elections on this position can be held by the WFDF Congress at year end 2013.
“The Freestyle Players Association (FPA) had been a charter WFDF member and returns now in a time when WFDF is striving for the official recognition by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). We look forward to co-operation between WFDF and FPA for the development of Freestyle around the globe and in particular in countries where FPA and WFDF already have member associations,” commented WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch. “We welcome back the members of FPA to the WFDF family and in particular are pleased to welcome Freestyle Committee Chair “Skippy Jammer” Givens who is very familiar with WFDF as our former Executive Director.”
“I think with my experience and insights I can contribute greatly in the development of Freestyle around the globe by leveraging the WFDF platform. As Chair of the WFDF Freestyle Committee, I am looking to bring together a group of engaged and energetic members of the international Freestyle community,” added Givens.