We’re leveraging the impact of the global sporting goods industry to enable more people – especially children – to become physically active and engaged in sports.

Sarah Cannon
Senior Director, NIKE, Inc.

Kids running
Mandate

The promotion of physical activity on a global level. To foster and encourage the participation of citizens of all countries in healthy sporting activities (WFSGI By-Laws Article 2.8).

Activities
  • Works with the UN agencies and other multi-lateral organisations to ensure that tackling the physical inactivity crisis is a global political priority.
  • Provides input and support, ideas and solutions for the implementation of the UN Resolution A/66/L.1 and the follow-up (resolution WHA 66.10) in the fight against physical inactivity and NCDs
  • Provides a global forum to WFSGI members to share best practice on approaches that increase participation in sport and physical activity
Physical Activity Committee Members

Chair

  • Sarah Cannon
    ,
    NIKE, Inc.

Vice-Chairs

  • Kathleen Tullie
    ,
    Reebok International
  • Lars Wiskum
    ,
    SportVenture Consulting
  • Nathalie Coulomb
    ,
    Pentland Brands Limited

Members

  • Norman Cook
    ,
    Kamik
  • Tom Cove
    ,
    SFIA
  • Pat Cunnane
    ,
    Advanced Sport
  • Frank Dassler
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Tobias Gröber
    ,
    ISPO
  • Jessica Johnston
    ,
    NIKE, Inc.
  • Christine Madigan
    ,
    New Balance
  • Randy Neufeld
    ,
    SRAM
  • Rutger Oldenhuis
    ,
    Shimano
  • Yusuke Iwatani
    ,
    Asics
  • Sonja Sulzmaier
    ,
    WT Wearable Technologies AG
  • Toke Vandervoort
    ,
    Under Armour
  • Scott Welch
    ,
    Columbia Sportswear Company
  • Alberto Zanatta
    ,
    TECNICA GROUP SPA

Ex Officio

  • Robbert de Kock
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Jochen Schaefer
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Emma P. Mason
    ,
    WFSGI
Contact

For more information about the WFSGI Physical Activity Committee, please contact:

Emma Mason, Vice President for Strategic and External Affairs, emason@wfsgi.org

     

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