Opening Ceremony in the town of Recetto

After the parade

Team USA

The marching band at attention

Our Italian Hosts make a special presentation of flowers to Team USA

IWSF President Andres Botero declares the World Championships Open

An Italian Team member Thomas DeGasperi says the athlete's oath

Appointed Italian Judge Marina Morresi takes the oath on the behalf of the officials

Team Australia

Team Canada

Great Britain

New Zealand

New IWSF Secretary General Jeffry Armstrong USA

TC Members Ron Fergusson AUS and Gavin Brain AUS with Nicole Kirwan AUS