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Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« on: July 24, 2009, 09:00:10 AM »
okay so i have lived in a lot of places being in a military family and all and i have never once seen a female traceur and it really bugs me because id think there would be more then just my 11 year old sister (who is a little beast i might add lol) i dont know if there is any on this forum but i hope there are a lot more then i can tell..power to the female traceurs even though i am a guy lol
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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2009, 09:11:46 AM »
I train with female practitioners all the time.  Anne leads the parkour scene in the Woodlands, TX.  Muse leads the scene in Madison, WI.  Just look around the site; you'll find plenty.  There's even a section on the boards for female practitioners specifically.
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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2009, 09:14:27 AM »
I train with female practitioners all the time.  Anne leads the parkour scene in the Woodlands, TX.  Muse leads the scene in Madison, WI.  Just look around the site; you'll find plenty.  There's even a section on the boards for female practitioners specifically.
alright thank you i was just asking because my little sister is tired of hanging out with guys lol...its kind of sad shes only 11 and is tired of hanging out with me lol
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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2009, 09:24:32 AM »
Yeah the only Traceuses I have seen have been on the forum. None here. :'(
Actually I only know two other people that do parkour.
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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2009, 09:28:07 AM »
Yeah the only Traceuses I have seen have been on the forum. None here. :'(
Actually I only know two other people that do parkour.

i think we need to let more women know about this and the benifit that there are
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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2009, 10:12:03 AM »
I'm training a chica right now... dunno how long she'll stick with it though.


Here's a youtube playlist but there are certainly more videos: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=0B55FF42F733E52F
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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2009, 10:14:41 AM »
I'm training a chica right now... dunno how long she'll stick with it though.


Here's a youtube playlist but there are certainly more videos: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=0B55FF42F733E52F

keep it interesting for her dont let the girls go lol
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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2009, 10:15:57 AM »
I'm a female and have been training for several months now. I have a big dance background (ballet, aerial dance, contortion, etc.) which really helped me out in starting parkour. There are maybe 2 other traceuses here around GA that I know of, and i got to meet 2 traceuses when I went up to NYPK. And I know there are tons more traceuses out there that I've seen on forums and youtube and stuff. :)

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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2009, 10:16:46 AM »
I'm a female and have been training for several months now. I have a big dance background (ballet, aerial dance, contortion, etc.) which really helped me out in starting parkour. There are maybe 2 other traceuses here around GA that I know of, and i got to meet 2 traceuses when I went up to NYPK. And I know there are tons more traceuses out there that I've seen on forums and youtube and stuff. :)

very nice, keep it up we need more female traceurs
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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2009, 11:17:58 AM »
Yeah the only Traceuses I have seen have been on the forum. None here. :'(
Actually I only know two other people that do parkour.

Yep. Power to the traceuses, seconded.

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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #10 on: July 24, 2009, 12:34:56 PM »
Yeah the only Traceuses I have seen have been on the forum. None here. :'(
Actually I only know two other people that do parkour.

Yep. Power to the traceuses, seconded.

i actually have a friend who is interested in parkour who is a femlae but i need someone to help her learn because i moveddd. she lives in lexington KY
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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #11 on: July 24, 2009, 01:12:14 PM »
Recently at the PKBC 3, there were 4 Traceuses (including myself) and about 40-60 Traceurs. So we do exist...we're just rare. I'm the only Traceuse around here...but honestly...I don't mind  :-\
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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #12 on: July 24, 2009, 01:23:24 PM »
We have 2 on COPK Carolynn is awesome, she can muscle up and has backflips outside before me haha!
And there's at least 2 more off the top of my head Steph is one of my favorite people here in CO haha! And she has a friend who she trains with too!

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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #13 on: July 24, 2009, 02:08:08 PM »
I'm the only Traceuse around here...but honestly...I don't mind  :-\

Yeah, most of the time I'm the only female when I go train, and I don't mind at all either. I've got a strong legs from my dance background, and I've got a stronger upper body than the average female, so it's nice to have the guys to train with for motivation.

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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #14 on: July 25, 2009, 06:19:33 PM »
i've seen one, she wasn't bad

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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #15 on: July 26, 2009, 09:55:21 AM »
Christian you flatter me haha. Well yeah as far as I know... there are only a few in CO. But that's cool. I've tried getting a lot of other girls into parkour. I have a team at my school (we train 3 days a week  :)) and we started out with about 4 girls, 7 guys. And all but one girl dropped out. Neh.  :P Oh well.
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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #16 on: July 27, 2009, 09:07:05 AM »
a girl i like loves parkour, she's too afraid to do it and her bf hates me so i can't teach her.

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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #17 on: July 27, 2009, 10:25:05 AM »
a girl i like loves parkour, she's too afraid to do it and her bf hates me so i can't teach her.


fight her boyfriend and teach her....its like a good movie lol
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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #18 on: July 27, 2009, 12:53:07 PM »
a girl i like loves parkour, she's too afraid to do it and her bf hates me so i can't teach her.


fight her boyfriend and teach her....its like a good movie lol

trust me, i could kick his @$$ any time, she would hate me then XD she's very different. and hes a chubby punk skater.

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Re: Woman in Parkour and freerunning
« Reply #19 on: July 27, 2009, 05:08:11 PM »
I would take a traceur over a fat skateboarder any day. I'm pretty sure any girl would. Give it time, dude.
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