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Should I Do Parkour In Gloves?

The brief answer: No. The real answer: No, but there are exceptions.

These are the reasons why you shouldn’t wear gloves while doing parkour, plus an explanation of why it may sometimes be okay to wear them. Continue Reading →

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Feiyue Review

Lightweight.

Amazing grip, “like claws for your feet.”

Minimal padding.

No ankle support.

$20.

Everything about the Feiyue (Chinese for “flying forward”) martial arts shoe screams, “USE ME FOR PARKOUR!” After the WFPF KOs, it’s probably the shoe most recommended for parkour by those in the know. A perusal of the shoe threads on just about any parkour forum will inevitably find someone (or several someones) extolling the virtues of Feiyues. Are they right? Let’s find out. Continue Reading →

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WFPF KO Shoes Review

The World Freerunning and Parkour Federation Know Obstacles shoe is one of the most widely hyped parkour shoes on the market. Its tagline of, “The best shoe you will ever destroy” caters exactly to the tough-on-shoes traceur segment. The $39.99 KOs are hailed as light, grippy, flexible, durable and cheap. Does it live up to its reputation? Read on to find out.

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