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American Parkour Fields 2 World Chase Tag Teams

The 2021 season of World Chase Tag (WCT) is set to be held at GoodYear Hall in Akron, Ohio on August 6th. This year the event will be broadcast on ESPN. This year, like last year American Parkour has the privilege of fielding two WCT teams. APK Blue, captained by Mark Bowles and APK Grey captained by Wenxin Yang. World Chase Tag Team Rosters APK Blue Manager – Coleen Bowles Captain – Mark Bowles Ethan Guzman Frank Mejia Brother Wachtman…

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I Can’t Do That? 4 Ways to Overcome your doubts!

I originally wrote this article to be published 3 years ago and never got around to it so I updated it. I’m now 30 years old and I injured my knee because over the years sitting, not Parkour has severely affected my posterior chain and the tendons around my knees. The pandemic didn’t help either. I’m currently resting my knee for a week so start physical therapy and get back to training. My journey into parkour is similar to that…

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Rogue City Movie

Rogue City – Parkour View of a Movie Review

Rogue City – Parkour View of a Movie Review Rogue City is a good cop / bad cop thriller that is well, less than thrilling. 15 Minutes into the movie I was wondering what it was about, and who were the good guys, who were the bad guys, and who we should be rooting for. With 15 minutes left in the movie this hadn’t really changed. While I want more than anything to like a movie with David Belle –…

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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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Suspended Operations And A Call For Help

People have improved their health and well-being at American Parkour Academy for over 13 years. Through movement, play, and positive interaction with their environment and with others we have built a strong, vibrant, and diverse community. We have made the extremely difficult decision to temporarily shut down our gym operations in this time of public health emergency so as not to contribute to any potential spread of COVID-19.  As a small business, and one that has operated on the idealism of the…

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