Athlete Spotlight: Bailey Harter

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My name is Bailey Harter. https://www.instagram.com/thebaileyharter/ I started Parkour around August of 2013, so roughly 6 1/2 years ago. The reason I started Parkour is because I somehow found Ryan Doyle’s travel story’s on YouTube and immediately wanted to try and learn some flips. I was a pretty athletic kid and I new the basic concept of a front-flip so I … Read More

4 Things You Should Never Say To A Parkour Athlete

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4 Things You Should Never Say To A Parkour Athlete In case you’ve at any point seen individuals doing Parkour or know somebody who does Parkour, then shots are excellent you’ve heard one of the accompanying expressions said in passing. Perhaps you’ve even said a couple jokingly yourself… Because hello, what’s a “Would you be able to complete a backflip?!” … Read More

Afghanistan Parkour

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This story is a story of inspiration. And it is a story that is very much on going. WFPF have been in support of the Afghan Parkour Society for quite some time now. Even sending letters to senior officials in Afghanistan to support funding and space for the Parkour youth in the country. It is nothing short of incredible to … Read More

Athlete Spotlight: Pasha The Boss

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In honour of the latest JAMCAST Podcast Hosted by Travis Wong: https://www.instagram.com/thetraviswong We wanted to share the love and feature the one and only Pasha “The Boss”; Pavel Petkuns. JAMCAST: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_6lQzxu4Yg Pasha is an athlete who has truly carved his own style and cemented it into the history books of Parkour even comedically dubbing his latest style of movement “Pash-Kour”. In this … Read More

Parkour in Colleges & Universities

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Parkour seems like a dramatic and rather dangerous discipline for outsiders. For those who practice it, it’s the most exciting physical activity, ever. They push the limits of their bodies and they interact with the surroundings in a totally unexpected way. Figure 1. Source With the growing popularity of the discipline, maybe we’ll have a dedicated Parkour University in near … Read More

Stand Out

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How to STAND out! Overview: As a company, WFPF often receive enquiries from brands interested in partnering with Parkour Athletes. The brief is usually along the lines of: Someone who relates to the brand. Someone with a lot of followers and engagement on their social channels. Someone who has a strong identity and is a Key Opinion Leader. Now, these … Read More

Fise Parkour Competition Hiroshima

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This past weekend saw the Parkour Competition in Hiroshima hosted by FISE. There was a number of International athletes at the event most notably from Europe. The results for the top 3 places in Speed and Freestyle can be seen below. Congratulations to all of the winners!   Mens Freestyle: 1st Dimitrios Kyrsanides 2nd Johan Tonnoir 3rd Evgenii Aroian Women’s … Read More

How to make money from Parkour

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Parkour opens a World of Opportunity In 2019, Parkour popularity is at an all time high. The sport has experienced rapid growth in the past two decades and with this growth, there is a lot of opportunities surrounding the sport. So for anyone thinking to themselves: “How can I make a living doing something I love?”, or “How can I … Read More

Athlete Spotlight: Fernando Arce

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This month’s athlete spotlight is a professional Freerunner, he has a 4th degree black belt in Taekwondo, and is a WFPF Master Instructor: Fernando Arce. Arce got his start in Parkour over a decade ago when his cousin showed him a YouTube video and recommended he try it – needless to say, he became hooked. Arce began training 5-6 days … Read More

USA PARKOUR CUP – 2019

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January 2019, Tampa, Florida played host to the return of the highly acclaimed USA Parkour Cup. 2018’s competition saw some of the World’s best Parkour athletes throw down some insane tricks, and this year’s event was expected to be no different. Needless to say, it lived up to expectations. With the course set (courtesy of INTEGRATED OBSTACLES – https://www.integratedobstacles.com/) and … Read More