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Oona Kivela

Oona Kivelä is a world champion athlete who competes in the sport of pole art. A former competitive gymnast, she is the world’s most decorated pole athlete with four World Championship titles along with several additional gold medals and prestigious titles.

Kivelä is the World Street Workout and Calisthenics Federation’s first female World Champion, a title she won in 2014. Previously the sport had been considered for men only.

She is known for her superior strength, athleticism, flexibility as well as her artistic style. Kivelä won the world pole champion title in 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015 as well as three championship titles at artistic Pole Art competition in 2009, 2011, 2012. She won silver medals in 2010 and 2013.

In addition to her competitive career, Kivelä is a much sought-after instructor and lecturer. She leads pole art workshops all over the world.