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Brad Phillippe APK 365

People make amazing progress when they commit to even a minimal amount of consistent training. Brad Phillippe is no exception, after training for 5 years, hes seen great progress this year by taking part in the APK 365 challenge. Join the facebook group so you can follow along or get ramped up to join next year! Here is a interview APK did with Brad about his training! 1. How long have you been training? I’ve trained consistently for right around…

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Seth Ruji Takes 3rd in Apex International Speed Competition

Seth Ruji American Parkour sponsored athlete traveled to Colorado to compete in the APEX International Speed and skill competitions finishing third overall in speed! Check out his runs below! I took 3rd place yesterday in the speed comp at #APEXINTL! Great job to all of my competitors, especially @charlespoujade and @joseph.hendo! … Sponsor: @americanparkour #skillspeedstyle #sportparkour #swiftmovement #parkour A post shared by Seth Rujiraviriyapinyo (@sethjumps) on Aug 6, 2018 at 7:18am PDT   Seth Ruji is a parkour practitioner and…

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Sébastien Foucan: A life in movement

From the origins of Parkour rooted in France, leaping over to the United Kingdom where he branched out and created Freerunning, Sébastien Foucan’s life has always been about movement and freedom of expression. He was there alongside David Belle and the other Yamakasi in the Parisian suburb of Lisses, where they adapted obstacle courses to urban environments, turning “parcours du combattant” into the discipline we now know as Parkour. After moving to London, Sébastien further developed the practice by imbuing…

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Renae Dambly at Beast Coast

APK is thrilled to announce a new arrival to our lineup of Beast Coast’s Special Guests: Renae Dambly will be joining us along with Dom Di Tommaso, Joe Scandrett, Calen Chan, Charlie Havill, and APK Sponsored Athletes Chad Zwadlo, Seth Ruji, and Luke Albrecht. Renae Dambly is a professional parkour performer and competitor from Denver, Colorado. She became the youngest coach at APEX Movement at the age of 16 years old. We reached her with a couple of questions in…

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DC Public Schools: One Year After Parkour is Introduced

February 12, 2018                                                                           For Immediate Release One Year in, D.C. Public Schools Parkour Program Has Kids Leaping with Confidence When Miriam Kenyon went looking for a new way to get DC’s public school kids active and engaged, she found parkour and DC’s American Parkour Academy (APK). Together, Kenyon and APK developed a curriculum that has been rolled out to 40 schools across DC and Maryland and is gaining national attention. Last year, Miriam Kenyon, Director of Health &…

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