Team Farang + Storm Freerunning. Yes please!
Livewire is best known for winning the 2009 Barclaycard World Freerun Championship and was also a participant on the television programme MTV’s Ultimate Parkour Challenge. He is a leading Figure in the English Freerun scene and is one of the most popular Freerunners in the world with over 50,000 subsribers on his personal Youtube Channel, he is often also tagged as the “Strongest man in freerunning”, due to his incredible upper body strength displayed through his handstands. Tim is also a founding member of Storm Freerun, who are also a UK based team who’s first video went viral last summer.
Tim “Livewire” Shieff recently made a trip out to Bangkok to hang and train with us. While in town, Livewire put together a video as the latest installment of his Youtube series “Livewire GOES”.
A lot of freerunners also share a passion for traveling. It is common to see trips like this made to visit other members of the community and train in new locations around the world. Bangkok is quickly becoming a hot destination for these vagabonds. Other notable city in the region are Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Which also have thriving communities and no abundance of amazing places to train.
Want to see more? Here is Livewire’s 2011 Showreel, which is definitely worth a watch.