Parkour athletes Dara DePaolo (Woodstock, Ga.), Audrey Johnson (Greenville, S.C.), Luke Mizel (Azusa, Calif.), George Munro (Gilbert, Ariz.), Aiden Rudolph (Boston, Mass.) and Shea Rudolph (Boston, Mass.) will represent the U.S. at the 2023 Sofia World Cup September 8-10 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The World Cup will serve as the final competition in the FIG Parkour World Cup Series and series winners will be awarded.
Johnson looks to add to the silver medal she won at the Montpellier World Cup earlier this year, while Mizel and Shea Rudolph, also joined by twin brother Aiden Rudolph, aim for their first FIG podium spots. DePaolo, an American Ninja Warrior competitor, makes her World Cup debut as a Team USA athlete and Munro returns to Sofia after competing in the same event in 2022.
World Cup competition kicks off Friday, September 8 at 6:30 a.m. ET for a day of women’s speed and men’s freestyle qualifications. Saturday’s schedule is full of qualification, semifinal and final rounds beginning at 5:30 a.m. ET. The competition concludes with finals on Sunday, September 10 starting at 8:15 a.m. ET.
Results from the 2023 Sofia World Cup are expected to be provided by FIG throughout the weekend.