Pole at the Olympics

Pole Fitness combines dance, acrobatics, and gymnastics with the focus of the sport centered around a vertical pole. Pole has gained popularity as a form of fitness, and is practiced today in gyms and studios. There are hundreds of professional and amateur competitions held around the world annually.

Cirque du Soleil is one of the largest and best known live event brands in the world. Present in almost every Cirque du Soleil show are pole performers and aerialists who have helped make Pole Fitness more mainstream.

Pole has also been influenced by Chinese Pole, a form of acrobatics most notably performed in Chinese circus.

  • PCS aims to create a thriving worldwide professional pole fitness competition.
  • PCS is organizing competitions, demos, rules and structure to elevate pole fitness and to make it a professional sport.
  • PCS focus is in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, South Africa and Asia.
The sport of Pole Fitness is exploding internationally and will again be included as an official sport at The Arnold Sports Festival. With thousands of pole fitness studios and gyms opening worldwide, Pole Fitness is one of the world’s fastest growing sports and fitness activities. The PCS (Pole Championship Series) is leading the way, has set the bar for pole competitions worldwide, and is honored to share the stage with 60+ widely practiced and accepted sports across the United States.  
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