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$11,634 pledged of $40,000 goal
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About

**We did not make our funding goal on this campaign. However, we are launching the shoe anyway! Please click here or go to TakeFlightUltra.com to order your pair!!**

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We GUARANTEE you will love this shoe or we'll give you a 100% refund!!

NO RISK!! This shoe comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee!!
NO RISK!! This shoe comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee!!

Keep that in mind, and now the story...

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Hello, we are Take Flight and we make Parkour shoes and apparel for Traceurs and Freerunners around the world! We've been making apparel for Parkour athletes since 2008, and In 2012 we embarked on a journey to start making Parkour shoes as well. The Take Flight Ultra is the next step in the journey.

The Buildup

Summer 2012: In summer 2012 we set to produce our very first Parkour shoe. It was a long and arduous process. Here was our first shoe prototype. It was a fun concept, but the shoe turned out awful.

The 1st prototype of our first shoe.
The 1st prototype of our first shoe.

Summer 2014: After a complete redesign, 2 years of added work, and more than 70 changes and iterations we finally launched the Take Flight 1.0 in summer 2014.

2014-Today: The 1.0 has been embraced, loved, and enthusiastically worn by Traceurs worldwide! Here is a video of Take Flight pro Oscar Sanchez wearing the 1.0 in Spain!

May 2015: Launching from the success of our first shoe, in early 2015 we set out to improve upon the Take Flight 1.0 and make our second shoe. Our vision? Make everything better. We didn't know if it was possible, but we were dedicated to trying. We designed 5 concept shoes that we loved, and then we did something we've never heard before - we presented them to our fans and followers and let THEM design which one we made. Here were the five versions.

...and fans chose the Ultras!

May 2015: We then moved the shoe to finished development and testing, and now we've arrived at the finished product seen below and in this campaign. It's crazy comfortable, light, and versatile, and with your help we'll be releasing it in 3 colors: Flame Red, Shock Blue, and Electric Green.

The final version of the Take Flight Ultra in all 3 inagural colors.
The final version of the Take Flight Ultra in all 3 inagural colors.

Shoe Features

For Parkour & Freerunning, the ability of a shoe to perform is of primary importance. So we made sure the Ultra shoes had every feature we could pack into a pair of trainers. The result is something we think you'll love!

Shoe Colors

When deciding on colors, we gave our fans and followers a choice on this as well! After all the voting, we narrowed it down to three: Shock Blue, Electric Green, and Flame Red.

Take Flight Ultra - Shock Blue
Take Flight Ultra - Shock Blue
Take Flight Ultra - Electric Green
Take Flight Ultra - Electric Green
Take Flight Ultra - Flame Red
Take Flight Ultra - Flame Red

Sizing

We wanted to make this shoe available to more Traceurs than ever before. So in all three Ultra colors, we will be making the shoe in sizes 4 to 14!

Sizes 4 to 14 in all 3 colors!
Sizes 4 to 14 in all 3 colors!

Athlete Testimonials

Here are 4 short video testaments to the Take Flight Ultra Shoe. You can click the link at the end of each quote for a much longer version of each video.

"I'm 100% sure I'm going to wear these when they come out." -Joey Adrian (click here for full video)

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"I love this shoe!" -D'Ondrai Jones (click here for full video)

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 "The Take Flight Ultras make me better." -Adam Dunlap (click here for full video)

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 "I love the Ultras because they are super light and come in great colors." -Danee Marmolejo (click here for full video)

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Rewards

If you are able to donate and help us launch this shoe, we have some great rewards that we think you will love! Check them out below and thank you in advance for your support!

Donate $5 towards our project, and you'll receive this!
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Donate $70 towards our project, and you'll receive this!
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Donate $135 towards our project, and you'll receive this!
Donate $135 towards our project, and you'll receive this!
Donate $325 towards our project, and you'll receive this!
Donate $325 towards our project, and you'll receive this!
Donate $600 towards our project, and you'll receive this!
Donate $600 towards our project, and you'll receive this!

4 HUGE Reasons To Support This Project And Make A Pledge!

#1. You are going to freakin’ love this shoe! We demand the most from our footwear and we absolutely LOVE the Ultra. So we think you’ll love them, too. If you don’t we'll give you your money back NO QUESTIONS ASKED!

#2. Great rewards including special edition items! Plus you'll save as much as 37% OFF the launch price of the shoe! Scroll down to check out the rewards!

#3. We support Traceurs worldwide! Not only are we Traceurs ourselves, we also financially support humble and hard working Traceurs in 13 countries around the world! Supporting this project helps us grow that and continue supporting Traceurs and the Parkour community worldwide.

#4. One small step for Take Flight… one giant leap for Parkour. Every time we make a product, we learn and become better. By supporting this project you’re giving us the momentum and energy to continue creating exceedingly better Parkour products made for and by Traceurs.

At Multnomah Falls with the Ultra.
At Multnomah Falls with the Ultra.

 Who Are We?

We are Take Flight®. If you don’t know us, we are clothing and shoe company founded in 2008 by a Traceur who wanted to wear clothing and shoes made for Parkour. To this day, the company is still owned and run by Traceurs, and we plan to keep it that way.

These are the four guys in our campaign video, but they only represent a small part of our international pro team who works together to spread Parkour in more than 13 countries around the world.
These are the four guys in our campaign video, but they only represent a small part of our international pro team who works together to spread Parkour in more than 13 countries around the world.

Our Mission: To produce the highest quality athletic and urban apparel for customers worldwide, while providing people the inspiration to discover their own potential through movement. 

Our Method: Helping the Parkour community grow through developing our global brand that supports Traceurs, Parkour communities, Parkour gyms, and Parkour organizations in all corners of the globe.

Beyond Parkour: We believe that the Parkour style of clothing, footwear, and life is the total style that people everywhere can benefit from. That’s why we are calling the Ultra Shoes a “The World's Most Versatile Parkour Shoe.” Regardless of where you come from, we think you will love the Ultra shoe as well as our growing line of footwear, apparel, and other products.

Other Ways To Support This Project & Take Flight

Besides pledging, there are 4 other ways you can support this project and support us in general:

#1. SHARE, SHARE, SHARE This Project! Please share this project and video on your Facebook, Twitter, and other social media.Every share is valuable to us!

#2. Follow Us On Social Media! We have some pretty robust social media channels. Follow us for daily inspiration!

#3. Carry our products in your store or help us distribute! If you own a Parkour gym, a retail establishment / chain, or if you're a distributor, and you'd like to carry our products and help us get them into stores, we'd LOVE to work with you! Go ahead and contact us at media@takeflightapparel.com, and we'll get back to you right away.

#4. Go Take Flight. Part of our mission is to inspire people everywhere to Take Flight. And that means YOU! We believe you are full of more potential then you know - all you have to do is unleash it. We're here to support you and cheer you on. We mean that :-) 

Take Flight®
Take Flight®

Risks and challenges

Our biggest challenge is simply spreading the word about this campaign and gathering the funds through donations. We have amazing production partners who we've worked with for years, so we are extremely confident in the logistics and production capacities. When this project funds, we'll be moving full steam ahead to bring this amazing shoe to you :-)

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    Limited Edition “Find Your Style” Wristband + Our Sincere Gratitude

    For donating $3 to this project, you will receive a limited edition Find Your Style wristband and our sincere gratitude and appreciation for helping us bring this amazing shoe to the world. Every bit counts, and we are so thankful for your support. Thank you so much!

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    Special Edition TAKE FLIGHT ULTRA T-Shirt + Limited Edition "Find Your Style" Wristband

    For donating $17 to this project, you will receive a special edition Take Flight Ultra T-Shirt and the limited edition Find Your Style wristband. Plus you will receive our sincere gratitude and appreciation for helping us bring this amazing shoe to the world. Thank you, thank you! You are awesome!

    NOTE: This Take Flight Ultra Tee will ONLY be made for this campaign. We will not produce or sell it afterwards, so it really is special edition, and this is your only way to get one.

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    Special Edition FIND YOUR STYLE Hoodie + Limited Edition “Find Your Style” Wristband

    For donating $35 to this project, you will receive a special edition Find Your Style Hoodie, and the limited edition Find Your Style wristband. Plus you will receive our sincere gratitude and appreciation for helping us bring this amazing shoe to the world. Thank you so much! We couldn’t do it without you!

    NOTE: This Find Your Style Hoodie will ONLY be made for this campaign. We will not produce or sell it afterwards, so it really is special edition, and this is your only way to get one.

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    1 Pair of Take Flight Ultra Shoes + 1 “Find Your Style” Wristband + Signed Thank You Letter

    For donating $69 to this project, you will receive 1 pair of the Take Flight Ultra Shoes in any color and size we make! PLUS you’ll receive the limited edition Find Your Style wristband, AND we’ll send you a thank you letter signed personally by professional Traceur Joey Adrian, Danee Marmolejo, or D'Ondrai Jones! You’ll save 27% OFF the shoe retail price of $95, and of course you will be one of the very first to wear it. Thank you so much for your support! It means the world to us!

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    1 Pair of Take Flight Ultra Shoes + 1 Find Your Style Hoodie + 1 Take Flight Ultra Tee + 1 "Find Your Style" Wristband + Signed Thank You Letter

    The whole shebang! For donating $115 to our project, you will receive one pair of Take Flight Ultra Shoes in the color and size of your choice, 1 special edition Find Your Style Hoodie, one special edition Take Flight Ultra Tee, 1 limited edition Find Your Style wristband, and a thank you letter signed personally by professional Traceur Joey Adrian, Danee Marmolejo, or D'Ondrai Jones! You'll save 27% OFF the retail price of these items, plus you’ll have the complete special edition Take Flight Ultra outfit that isn’t for sale anywhere. Everyone will know you helped make this shoe a reality, and you’ll be one of the first to wear it. Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you!

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    Pledge $129 or more About $129

    2 Pairs of Take Flight Ultra Shoes + 2 “Find Your Style” Wristbands + Signed Thank You Letter

    For donating $129 to this project, you will receive 2 pairs of the Take Flight Ultra Shoes in any color and size we make. You can pick two of the same shoe, two completely different colors/sizes, or go in with a friend and each get your own pair! PLUS you’ll receive 2 limited edition Find Your Style wristbands, AND you will receive a thank you letter signed personally by professional Traceur Joey Adrian, Danee Marmolejo, or D'Ondrai Jones! You’ll save 32% OFF the shoe retail price of $95, and you will be one of the very first to wear them. Thank you isn’t a big enough word to show our appreciation for your support, but we’ll say it anyway – THANK YOU!

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    Pledge $325 or more About $325

    5 Pairs of Take Flight Ultra Shoes + 5 “Find Your Style” Wristbands + Signed Thank You Letter + FREE SHIPPING

    For donating $325 to this project, you will receive 5 pairs of the Take Flight Ultra Shoes in any color and sizing combination you choose. You can mix and match for yourself or find 4 friends to go in with you and each get a pair. You’ll save 32% OFF the shoe retail price of $95, PLUS you’ll receive 5 "Find Your Style" wristbands, a thank you letter signed personally by professional Traceur Joey Adrian, Danee Marmolejo, or D'Ondrai Jones, AND you’ll receive FREE SHIPPING! You are a super supporter. Thank you 1,000x!!!

    NOTE: Free Shipping is only available in the USA.

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    Pledge $599 or more About $599

    10 Pairs of Take Flight Ultra Shoes + 10 “Find Your Style” Wristbands + Signed Thank You Letter + FREE SHIPPING

    For donating $599 to this project, you will receive 10 pairs of the Take Flight Ultra Shoes in any color and sizing combination you choose. You can mix and match and keep them all yourself, or find 9 friends to go in with you and each get a pair. If you are a company or a Parkour gym, you can even resell the shoes when you receive them. All in all, you’ll save 37% off the shoe retail price of $95 PLUS you’ll receive 10 "Find Your Style" wristbands, FREE SHIPPING, AND a thank you letter signed personally by professional Traceur Joey Adrian, Danee Marmolejo, or D'Ondrai Jones! Our humblest and most-gratitude-filled “Thank you” goes to you - thank you. Really.

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Funding period

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