Interview with Sponsored Athlete: Mike Young

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We just released this amazing video of Mike Young, one of our new Sponsored Athletes. After picking our jaws back off the floor, we took a little time to talk to Mike about his movement, motivation and inspiration. Where are you from? Salisbury UK When did you start getting involved with Parkour/Freerunning? I started when I was about 15 after … Read More

New GOLD T-shirts at Know Obstacles

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As we continue to grow and develop the KO line, our aim is to create pieces that move beyond traditional parkour clothing to deliver unique yet functional garments that embody the style of these athletes who wear them. We believe that if you’re torn between training or going out in your new gear, we’re killing it. Celebrating the birth of … Read More

WFPF’s picks of the Parkour/Freerun Videos of Summer 2013

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Bangkok Dangerless Video by: Team Farang When this video dropped, we were blown away. Such a clever visual style with brown, golds and oranges dominating the piece. We also liked how it mixed in some sketchy movement, along with culture and even a nice bail for good measure. Inspire Video by: Ampisound Ampisound embarked on a rather ambitious challenge, to … Read More

“Sponsored Athletes” Explained

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Parkour has grown a lot since the WFPF was founded in 2007! While the overall level of talent has grown tremendously, the age of those talented athletes continues to shrink. This trend within the community has lead us to re-structure things here a bit, including the addition of a new class of athlete “Sponsored by the WFPF” and the absorption … Read More

A Day in BCN with Adan

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WFPF Athlete and all around cool guy, Adan Perez Plaza, sent over this series of images he shot in Barcelona one evening. We liked the collection of shots, and the way they were candidly shot on a single lens in a single day. Enjoy!

Josh Brauer

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How’s it goin’ EH! My name is Josh “Bullet” Brauer, I’m 25 years old, and I live in beautiful Calgary, Canada. I started training Parkour/Freerunning when I was 20, but throughout my whole life I have been involved in almost every school sports or extracurricular activities including climbing trees and finding something to jump off. Since involving myself in the … Read More

Keith Crenshaw

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Soccer was my life for 14 years. I played on a nationally ranked team and made it to Division 1 soccer for LMU in California. Unfortunately I was unable to follow that dream. While playing soccer I followed parkour. I landed my first backflip in May of 2010 that is were parkour became my new life. It is my escape … Read More

Fernando Arce

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My name is Fernando Arce, I reside in Phoenix Arizona, and I’ve been an athlete most of my entire life. I’ve trained and competed in Taekwondo since 1995 as well as Track & Field, specifically Long & Triple Jump, since 2002. It wasn’t until 2008 where my interest in Freerunning & Parkour came to be. I wanted to back flip, … Read More

Jereme Sanders

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Jereme Sanders started Parkour in April of 2004 at the age of 15, after seeing a “Ripley’s Believe it or Not” segment on the first Parkour group: the Yamakasi. He saw these Frenchmen half way across the world moving in a way that he’d always dreamed of, and was instantly hooked. This was a year before Youtube was created, and … Read More

Brad Short

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My name is Brad Short, I am a 24 year old professional parkour athlete/coach/SAG-Aftra stuntman.  I am certified by the World Freerunning and Parkour Federation as a Parkour/Freerunning Coach.   Throughout most of my childhood and adolescent years I spent a lot of time participating in BMX racing with The National Bicycle League and competed on the expert level. I raced … Read More