Wenxin Yang

Wenxin Yang

APK Ambassador Wenxin Yang started Parkour in the fall of 2007. He was heavily involved in the University of Michigan Parkour club. He is now attending The Ohio State University studying business.

World Chase Tag Schedule

American Parkour had the privilege of putting forward two teams to World Chase Tag this year. Watch APK Blue & APK Gray compete on the Quad on NBC Sports Network starting November 12th at 11 pm. See the full program schedule below: PREMIERE Episode 1 – Thursday, Nov 12th, 2020 – 11:00 pm (Eastern) – World Chase Tag Episode 2 – Saturday, Nov 21st, 2020 – 11:00 pm (Eastern) – World Chase Tag Episode 3 – Friday, Nov 27th, 2020…

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The 7th Cincinnati National Parkour Shenanigans and Sketch-tech Check Skill Comp

Ohio is misunderstood. Most think of Ohio as a state full of cornfields, Midwestern hospitality, and empty space. And as much as I’d love to disagree with you, you’re right for the most part, with the exception of Ohio’s three big C’s: Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati. From a terrain perspective, Cincinnati uniquely sets itself apart from the rest of Ohio. It is very hilly, borderline mountainous in certain areas, and a former rust belt city. These factors contribute to the…

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The Michigan National Parkour Jam XII

For the twelfth year in a row, Parkour practitioners descended upon the mitten state for Michigan National Jam. Now co-hosted by the University of Michigan Parkour Club and APK Affiliate Phoenix Freerunning Academy, it remains as one of the longest running Parkour events in the US. The three-day event kicked off on Friday at Phoenix Freerunning Academy, moving to the legendary Flint Grand Fountain for Saturday, and finishing with casual training and swimming in Ann Arbor. With the Parkour culture…

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Allen Henton

What is your name and current occupation? Allen Henton and I work in the medical field. How old are you this year? This year, I am 30 years of age. How long have you been doing Parkour/Freerunning? I started doing Parkour back in May 2014, so I’d say that puts me at about 9 months. How did you first hear about Parkour? I’ve seen Parkour off and on over the years, people doing it, I just didn’t know that’s what…

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Stephen Jepson Interview

I’ve had the absolutely pleasure of interviewing Stephen Jepson the other day. An ex ceramics professor, he now spends his days practicing, playing, and spreading the message of “Never Leave the Playground.” We had a wonderful conversation over the phone that I have transcribed into interview format below.  

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