World Obstacle’s top-level executive branch, the Central Board’s role is to supervise the practice of obstacles sports worldwide. It is composed of the President, the Vice President, the Secretary-General and the Treasurer, the President of each Continental Confederation and up tp three additional members of the. Continental Confederation representatives must include at least one female. The Central Board may also co-opt additional members for the vision, skill and special expertise that they will bring to the sport.

The Central Board appoints the Secretary-General and the Deputy Secretary-General. The term of office of the Central Board is four years, beginning after the last day of each elective Congress. The Central Board reports to the Congress. It holds two ordinary meetings annually. If deemed necessary, the President and Secretary-General may also call extraordinary meetings.


President: Mr. Ian Adamson (AUS)

Vice President: Mr. Marcial Luthy (SUI)

Athlete Representatives: OCR Ms. Lindsay Webster (CAN); Ninja Ms. Vivan Olivia (AUS); Adventure Racing Ms. Emma Rocca (ESP)

Secretary-General: Mr. Matthew Joynes (GBR)

Deputy Secretary-General: Ms. Jessica Agra (PHL)

Treasurer: David Lim (SGP)

Africa: Mr. Claude Eksteen (RSA)

Americas: Mr. Robert Stull (USA)

​Asia-Pacific: Mr. Alberto C. Agra (PHL)

Europe: Ms. Lea Frugier (FRA)

Ms. Ksenia Shoygu

Mr. Mohammed Iqbal

Mr. Joe De Sena

Mr. Bob Clark

Mr. Nate More

Mr. Kyle McLaughlin


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