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8 Year old Free Runner
« on: October 17, 2008, 03:29:16 AM »
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqmukHGEvoc

-4 months of training
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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2008, 03:36:30 AM »
Thats awesome. Ive been trying to get my 9 year old brother to train with me, but he thinks he is too little to learn. Im showing him this video. Thanks
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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2008, 05:59:57 AM »
no joke he will, let me rephrase that, he WILL be one of the greats when he gets older if he sticks with it.

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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2008, 06:52:34 AM »
Makes me feel like a complete newbie all over :P
I've been training for 4 months (2 really) and nowhere near as good as him :o



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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2008, 07:38:45 AM »
$%^&ing awesome!
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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2008, 08:03:10 AM »
I feel like shit right now.

That kid is maxing out on some moves, mentally. Did anyone see the size of that one rail precision? I don't think I could do that exact jump, let alone if you ratio it out. Can't wait to see him get older.

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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2008, 08:06:23 AM »
that is a further rail to rail precision than I could do he has got some more stuff down then i have got or would even try. He has some powerful jumps.

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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2008, 08:42:16 AM »
Bah!  I'm jealous of kids' abilities to make connections in the CNS system so quickly   :)
lol  He's doing all the stuff I can do with 1/3 the time training it.  Gotta give him some mad kudos for that!
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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2008, 09:12:08 AM »
Once this kid starts to put on muscle he is going to be even more an absolute beast.

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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2008, 11:50:25 AM »
Awesome stuff, lets hope he also knows in fact where he is going with Parkour.
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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2008, 12:13:37 PM »
sweet all i got to say is incredible. But for everyone else don't get so down. If he has had only 4 months training then genetics plays a big role in this, but also he must have trained hard to. For him starting at a young age it's easier for him to learn this but for most of us we start at such an older age it's harder for us to learn. Kudos to him though let's just hope he doesn't screw his body up, at 8 years old anything can happen. Good luck in the future kid.

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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #11 on: October 17, 2008, 12:44:54 PM »
sweet all i got to say is incredible. But for everyone else don't get so down. If he has had only 4 months training then genetics plays a big role in this, but also he must have trained hard to. For him starting at a young age it's easier for him to learn this but for most of us we start at such an older age it's harder for us to learn. Kudos to him though let's just hope he doesn't screw his body up, at 8 years old anything can happen. Good luck in the future kid.

Probably more so to him starting young as opposed to genetics, in my opinion...

Regardless, very good video -- he has a lot of control for a youngin' -- most young people look kind of wreckless but he looks really good...Reminds me of Oscar, our young freerunner here in Denver.

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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #12 on: October 17, 2008, 12:48:36 PM »
Yeah i give him a lot of insite about the philosophy and ideas that come with parkour.  We train safe together and work a lot on control.

-we've also been workin with some cats and flow lately.  along with his rail precisions
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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #13 on: October 17, 2008, 12:56:30 PM »
Amazing.  This kid's going to be an absolute beast even by the time he's 13.  Good song for an eight year olds video too.   ;)

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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #14 on: October 18, 2008, 01:08:43 PM »
Awesome stuff, lets hope he also knows in fact where he is going with Parkour.

Oh, he knows where he's going :)
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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #15 on: October 18, 2008, 02:53:17 PM »
I've only been training for a few months myself, and I can't do a number of those percisions (I suck, hardcore). I envy this kids skill, but I do worry for his health. I mean, he's young and already putting a lot of strain on still growing joints and such.
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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #16 on: October 18, 2008, 09:00:16 PM »
at 8 yrs i don't even know that his joints even begun to start growing yet.

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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #17 on: October 18, 2008, 11:23:02 PM »
that kid is sick. at 8 yrs, he is kicken' a$$, BTW whats the name of the move he does at 3: 18?

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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #18 on: October 19, 2008, 12:37:30 AM »
I quit.  :-Sarcasm

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Re: 8 Year old Free Runner
« Reply #19 on: October 19, 2008, 12:49:16 AM »
BTW whats the name of the move he does at 3: 18?
It's called a wallspin.
The link is just to a quick youtube vid of a wallspin.
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