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Category Archives: Reviews

Review: Orange Mud Hydraquiver

Expanding on our shoe reviews we’re looking at some specialty items that may or may not be suitable for use in Parkour. In this review we put an Orange Mud Hydraquiver to the test to see if it is adaptable to our style of training. It was designed for trail and endurance runners as an alternative […]

Review: Lems Primal 2

In this review we take a look at the Primal 2 from Lems Shoes (Live Easy & Minimal). Lems Shoes say: “If lightweight (6.9oz), flexible, breathable, foot-shaped, and flat are all characteristics that you look for in footwear, then look no further than this shoe.” We would have to agree with that statement completely, but seeing […]

Review: Bare XF-210 from Inov-8

In this, our third shoe review, we explore the capabilities of the Bare XF-210 from Inov8. The Bare XF-210 is a “functional fitness” shoe, meaning that it was designed for Crossfit- with special reinforcing on the side for climbing ropes- yet I have found it to be a useful shoe for light parkour training and […]

Review: Feelmax Osma 3

For our second shoe review we bring you all the way from Finland, the Feelmax Osma 3. “Feelmax’s updated barefoot running shoe, perfect for all indoor and outdoor activities. Exceptionally lightweight, with a more breathable and water repellent upper. The Osma 3 features our new NatuRun Minimo™ outsole and an improved quick-lace system.” This brief […]

Review: New Balance Minimus 10v2 Trail

To kick off our shoe reviews we’re reviewing the Minimus 10v2 Trail from New Balance (NB). The 10v2 Trail is a trail running shoe and here’s what NB has to say about it: “With a natural foot position, a lightweight, flexible upper, and a rugged Vibram outsole, the 10 Trail is designed to endure the demands of the […]

Safety Part 1 – Is parkour safe?

We’re running a series of posts on the safety of parkour. This is Part 1 to begin the series. Recently our Managing Director Damien Puddle was on the Radio New Zealand Afternoon Show with Jim Mora talking about ACC and injury in parkour. Take a listen… While the interview was relatively short, we thought we could […]

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