Patrick Witbrod

Patrick Witbrod

Patrick is a Technology and Business senior at Missouri S&T where he practices parkour. Constantly trying to improve himself, he's lost 30 lbs because of parkour and martial arts and doesn't plan on stopping anytime soon.

The Join or Die Jam, hosted by The Commons

The Commons, a Boston-based parkour community, is ending the training season with a big community jam! Keeping with the historical theme of Boston, they are inviting the East Coast (and beyond) to come together for an event by the people and for the people within this community. Every practitioner of parkour, ADD, freerunning, and general brick touching are all included. There will also be an outside speed competition with prizes! For more info, check out the event pageAnd find them…

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APK Delivers another School Kit

This week we delivered fun, creativity, and a love for movement to students at Ida B Wells Middle School in Washington DC. Our parkour program is taught as one section of their Physical Education classes. According to several of their PE teachers, it is one of the most engaging units they do in their entire program. For the past few years, APK has been working closely with the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), bringing parkour to over 30 middle schools in…

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October DC Area Women’s Parkour Meetup

The October DC Area Women’s Parkour Meetup will return to Gateway Park (in Rosslyn) this Sunday, October 6, from 11 am to 1 pm. As always, the meetup is free and open to all levels, so invite your (lady) friends! Whether it’s your first time trying parkour, or if you’ve been training for years, we hope you’ll find a challenge that suits you. More info available here. To sign up: Go to the sign up page here, select “October 6,…

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September DC Area Women’s Parkour Meetup

Just because school’s back in session doesn’t mean we have to play by all the rules. Come join us for September’s sesh! With a little luck, it’ll be cooler this time. As always, this meetup is open to all levels, so invite your (lady) friends! Whether it’s your first time trying parkour, or if you’ve been training for years, we hope you’ll find a challenge that suits you. When: Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 11 AM – 1 PM When:…

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Hilliard, the inspiring octogenarian traceur

“This is Hilliard Jones. He is a 76 year-old man with lung and brain cancer living his best life possible. He picked up parkour a few months ago; I taught him how to Kong vault today in class, and we had a long, meaningful conversation. We talked about mortality, how important it is to love and be kind to others, how everyone has different experiences at different points in their lives, and how important it is to appreciate and honor…

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