KO x Youseven: An Interview with Wil Barker

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Last year, KnowObstacles collaborated with a talented young designer, Wil Barker, on the first of our ‘Featured Artist’ series of T-Shirts. Recently, he’s been hard at the grindstone working on new stuff, but we managed to grab a few minutes out of his schedule to get a little insight into the design process. So Wil, we worked with you last … Read More

Bad Parkour Movie Night: Mediocrity Strikes Back

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Our last article where we selected some of the worst Parkour movies was well received, so, we’ve put together our picks of some more of the worst movies featuring parkour or freerunning. The average review scores are based off of Rotten Tomatoes and should serve to give a very general idea of critical reception of the film. Prince of Persia … Read More

Omar Zaki – New WFPF Sponsored Athlete

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Boom! We are proud to announce our newest sponsored athlete, Omar Zaki. With his acrobatic style and stellar video production, Omar is someone we have been watching for a while now. We’re looking forward to seeing what he comes up with over the coming months! You can check out Omar and his bio at his sponsored athlete page and see some … Read More

Five Faves from Flow

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Launched in early 2013, Flow has rapidly grown over the last year. Positioning itself as a hub for PK/FR content on youtube, the channel has been host to a number of films, documentaries and community content. We selected five videos we feel are some of the best on the channel, to feature for you here. This is a great example … Read More

5 Tips On How to Conquer A Plateau.

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A plateau can be demotivating. Not only do you feel that you are not progressing towards your ultimate goal, but often it can make you feel in limbo – as though you are in a maze with no way out. This can lead to spiralling negativity, where not progressing breeds negativity and seemingly this negativity affects your performance. The mindset … Read More

Dealing With Fear – Guest Post by George Howard

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WFPF NOTE: We’ve had lots of questions about fear, overcoming it and how to progress. So we asked UK practitioner and writer, George Howard, to give us an insight into how he deals with fear in his own training. Practical steps to help you move forward in a calm, confident way when faced with fear in any situation. Everyone on … Read More

Pro Jam at the Airborn Academy

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This weekend, professional athletes from around the world gathered together at the Airborn Academy in Liverpool, England for the two-day Pro Jam! Storm Freerun, Air Wipp, Storror, Tempest, and 3Run were only some of the excellent teams from around the world in attendance. The two-day event included four, four-hour sessions where budding traceurs had the opportunity to jam with the … Read More

Bad Parkour Movie Night 1: No Hope

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Here at the WFPF, we do enjoy a good action movie. More and more feature films are incorporating an elements of Parkour or Freerunning in their action sequences, and there is definitely a wide and diverse range of content out there. Instead of rounding up the best examples of a film, we’ve put together our picks of some of the most laughable … Read More

Interview with New Sponsored Athlete: Josh Dohy

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Who are you? I’m Josh Dohy, most people just call me Dohy (doh-wee). Where are you from? I’m from the inconsistently beautiful Calgary, Alberta, Canada! When did you start getting involved with Parkour/ Freerunning? Back in 2006 I watched Oleg Vorslav’s “Russian Climbing” video and I thought it was absolutely breathtaking at the time. It inspired me to climb trees … Read More

Words for a New Year

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Its a new year, and for a lot of us, a time for reflecting on the achievements, challenges and experiences of the year just gone by. Many of us also make (and often break) a new years resolution. We sat down and thought about some inspirational figures from a range of physical disciplines, and selected a few words that inspired … Read More