World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball 40 years 1980-2020: commemorative booklet
e-ISBN: 978-952-94-4074-0


World ParaVolley Podcasts

International World ParaVolley Day – Listen to World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner OAM himself walk down memory lane as he talks about the colourful history of ParaVolley in this special episode in celebration of the International World ParaVolley Day.

Tokyo 2020: One Year to Go – In this episode, World ParaVolley founding president Pieter Joon looks ahead into the much-anticipated Paralympic sitting volleyball at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games exactly a year before the first serve.

History in Review – ParaVolley PanAmerica president and former international referee Joe Campbell breaks down the ParaVolley’s evolution in terms of development, innovation and refereeing. He also looks back at the challenges the sport has faced and how the global ParaVolley community is bouncing back in the lead-up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Steadward Talks: The Past, Present and Future of Sitting Volleyball

How did sitting volleyball become so popular? Listen to the Steadward Talks, hosted by David Legg, Eli Wolff, and special guest Robert Steadward. Speakers include World ParaVolley Founding President Pieter Joon, Chief Historian Kwok Ng, Head of Classification Jenni Cole, and General Manager Phil Allen.


World ParaVolley Awards

2020 – The celebration of the International World ParaVolley Day commemorates the official start of the International Federation. On 24 April 1981, World ParaVolley was formally created at a meeting in Bonn, Germany on the occasion of the European Sitting Volleyball Championships, thus the WPV Board of Directors approved it to be celebrated annually on 24 April. The year 2020 marks the four decades of participation of sitting volleyball in the Paralympics and World ParaVolley will celebrate the occasion by recognising individual for their contribution to sitting volleyball. Read more

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