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Parkour footwear for the next level.

Zifeng Lin

Parkour Footwear Design

A sneaker designed for parkour athletes to enhance their performance.

ABOUT PARKOUR

Parkour is a training discipline using movement that developed from military obstacle course training. Aiming to get from one point to another in a complex environment, without assistive equipment and in the fastest and most efficient way possible. Parkour is an activity that can be practiced alone or with others and is usually carried out in urban spaces, it includes running, climbing, swinging, vaulting, jumping, plyometrics, rolling, quadrupedal movement and other movements as deemed most suitable for the situation.

PARKOUR BASIC MOVEMENTS

PRECISION JUMP

CAT LANDING

ROLLING

WALL MOVES

BRIEF

How might we design a footwear that can help the parkour athlete has a better performance in parkour movements.

TARGET

PARKOUR ATHLETES

The footwear for parkour athletes needs to be 

flexible, lightweight, protective and ground feel.

THREE TYPES OF CHOICES

DESIGN FOCUS

GROUND FEEL

&

SHOCK ABSORPTION

ENHANCE

THE

PERFORMANCE

DURABILITY

CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

OUTSOLE TRANSITION TESTING

FINAL DESIGN

Zifeng

Lin

Zifeng Lin is a senior industrial design student who focusing on footwear design during the student years.

 

He is from Guangzhou, China. After a 3-year industrial design study in China, he decided to continue the study at California College of the Arts (2018-2020).

 

In the summer of 2019, Zifeng had an internship at Li-Ning's footwear design department and bring the experience back to the school study.

Invited by ROARINGWILD (a clothing brand based on China), Zifeng made a sneaker art for brand promotion purposes. 

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