Author Archives: Max Bell

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Last Call for Entries for the Parkour Online Video Comp

The timeframe to enter the Movement Unleashed Online Video Comp 2016 is being extended by two weeks. New due date is Sun Oct 16th. Enter now to be in to win cash prizes, including $100 for first place, in New Zealand’s first ever parkour competition with prize money on the line! Judging will be conducted by a panel […]

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Tidy Kiwi Run Wrap-up

The Tidy Kiwi Run has come to and end. Hope you’ve recovered well from the run. The event took place successfully! But the results were less than desired. Participation was lower than I was aiming for, a lot lower. Still… money was earnt for Keep NZ Beautiful. The donations earnt from entries will soon be passed […]

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3 Days Left till the Tidy Kiwi Run Kicks-off

3 days left to register and join in! The Tidy Kiwi Run takes place from September 11th to September 17th 2016. Do the virtual run or challenge option! The Tidy Kiwi Run is a New Zealand based virtual run in which participants complete a series of physical challenges – on your own time, from wherever you […]

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Two Spot Prize Packs to be Won for the Online Parkour Video Competition

Two prize packs to give away as spot prizes in the Online Parkour Video Competition! Included: D3 kinesiology tape Gatorade Movement Unleashed tshirt The prize packs will be posted to two random entrants into the competition. On top of this, first, second and third stand to gain: First place: $100 NZD Second place: $30 NZD […]

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The Inaugural Tidy Kiwi Run

Movement Unleashed presents: The Tidy Kiwi Run What: The Tidy Kiwi Run is a New Zealand based virtual run in which participants complete a series of physical challenges – on your own time, from wherever you are. The Tidy Kiwi Run is in support of Keep New Zealand Beautiful – a charitable trust dedicated to […]

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NZ Parkour Video Competition Open Now

Movement Unleashed is proud to start New Zealand’s first online parkour video competition. Practitioners have until 1st October 2016 to create their entries, and be in to win cash prizes. The instructions are simple. Create a parkour/freerunning video, incorporating the following 3 elements: A movement: a headstand A prop: a banana A concept: “Yamakasi – strong body, […]

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Review: Feiyue Shoes for Parkour

Feiyue shoes are a shoe preferred by many in the parkour scene. They’re light-weight, slim, and best of all they look good in many situations not just as a training shoe. Slipping on a pair and running up some walls makes you feel like a kung-fu master able to kickass and leap roof tops – […]

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Running Obstacles to Fundraise for Cure Kids

Movement Unleashed team member Max Bell is challenging himself to run in an obstacle race for charity. If you’d like to find out more about obstacle racing, or like to offer support, please find the details below.   Tough Guy and Gal season is starting in New Zealand for 2016, and I’ve joined the Golden […]

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Urban Warrior Run – an April Fools Day gag

Recently, the Urban Warrior Run was announced on our site and on social media. We have to admit that the event was announced on April 1st – Yes, April Fools Day. Hopefully the references to the risk of death gave it away as a joke (we wouldn’t really put you in death’s way if we did […]

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Parkour inspired obstacle race announced – The Urban Warrior Run

We are very excited to announce an innovate new obstacle course race from Movement Unleashed Ltd. Coming in 2016 – run, jump, crawl, climb, and battle your way through the Urban Warrior Challenge! What is Obstacle Course Racing? Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) is a physical activity and emerging sport in which participants run through a course of […]

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Interview: Spencer Barley – Parkour Coach

This post originally appeared on The Obstacle Method – Max’s blog about obstacle course racing, parkour/free running, ancestral fitness, and more. After interviewing Rowan, earlier this month, about parkour and coaching, I thought I would catch up with one of the talented coaches Rowan oversees – Spencer Barley. I first met Spencer at jams years ago. […]

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Plan your trip now to the Parkour National Gathering!

The original version of this post was first published in NZ Parkour’s newsletter: The Jump. For parkour practitioners, the biggest event on the calendar is coming! The New Zealand Parkour National Gathering will take place Easter Weekend 2016, March 25th-28th, in Wellington. Around 100 practitioners from across New Zealand are expected to make the trip to the […]

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