Press

 

Winner of the Deloitte Administrator of the Year at the Brian Perry Waikato Regional Sports Awards (February 2018)

http://www.sportwaikato.org.nz/news/2017-brian-perry-waikato-regional-sports-awards-wi.aspx

 

Profile in Hamilton’s 30 Under 30 campaign (December 2017)

http://www.hamilton.govt.nz/our-city/community-development/30under30/Pages/Damien-Puddle.aspx

 

Parkour chief executive Damien Puddle propels discipline into public eye (November 2017)

https://www.stuff.co.nz/nz-newspapers/central-north-island/sport/sport-region-6459/98700359/Parkour-chief-executive-Damien-Puddle-propels-discipline-into-public-eye

 

Parkour NZ CEO wins top award (November 2017)

Parkour NZ CEO wins top award

Blog Post “Why we need to fight FIG: Lessons from other action sports” Referenced in Vice Sports Article – “How Gymnastics Is Trying To Take Over Parkour And Make It An Olympic Sport” (July 2017)

https://sports.vice.com/en_ca/article/qvp395/how-gymnastics-is-trying-to-take-over-parkour-and-make-it-an-olympic-sport

 

Blog Post “Why we need to fight FIG: Lessons from other action sports” Republished by MÜV Magazine (May 2017)

http://muvmag.com/lessons-from-other-action-sports/

 

Q & A with Obstacle Racers NZ (February 2017)

Overcoming Obstacles with CEO of NZ Parkour, Damien Puddle

Talking all things parkour with CapeTalk in South Africa (November 2016)

My speaker profile for TEDxRuakura: Morphosis (July 2016)

Damien Puddle, CEO NZ Parkour

Front cover of the May issue of the Fitness Journal (2015)

PARKOUR PROFILE: Damien Puddle

Chatting with Aaron from Raglan Community Radio about parkour and some recent Raglan based parkour workshops (September 2015)

 

 

Speaking with Jim Mora on the Radio New Zealand Afternoon Show about parkour and risk (August 2013)

 

Profile on me as “Le Traceur”, #15 in the Waikato Times, “Waikato 100” (February 2012)