From Parkour to Stunts: How I Turned a Passion into a Living

Written By: Cody Robinson As I sit here in the Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta, waiting on a flight to Los Angeles, I laugh a little inside. Not the laugh of someone watching a funny video, not the kind of laugh that you have when you are laughing at yourself, and definitely not the laugh that you might have when telling someone “I told you so!” No, the laugh I’m having is the laugh you had as a kid when you…

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Interview with Ilse Talamantes

Give us a brief background about yourself and how you became involved in parkour. Hi, my name is Ilse Talamantes Fernandez, I’m 25 years old and I’m a graphic designer, working in the marketing department at a Mall. I met parkour thanks to a friend who showed me a video, back in 2010, (can’t remember which one it was) and I got so excited, I thought that was pretty cool and I knew I had to try it someday. After…

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Beast Coast 2016 is Coming!

Beast Coast 2016 tickets are sale now! Hurry up to get them before early bird pricing is over! This year’s Beast Coast is on May 29th, a date quickly approaching. Beast Coast 2016 is promising to be the biggest and baddest Beast ever! Both Etre Fort and KRAP are sending many renowed athletes of the parkour world to jam with us. Not to mention the many others coming from all over the world! Everyone from Team Rilla Hops to Amos…

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Hosting a Parkour Jam: A Beginners Guide

So you’re thinking about hosting a parkour jam but you don’t know how to go about it? It can be quite the daunting task filled with quite the llist of things to think about and do including determining the size of the jam, the schedule, locations, housing, cost, advertising, planning events, and finding volunteers. I don’t claim to be very experienced with hosting jams, but I’ve attended quite a number of them and feel like I have a decent bit…

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5 Reasons Parkour is the Perfect New Years Workout

It’s that time of the year again. That is the beginning of it. On the first of every year people take a hard look at themselves and decide it’s time to make a dramatic change. The most popular change, losing weight, is often the most difficult. While we aren’t big on New Year’s Resolutions at American Parkour, we have a special place in our hearts for people who want to better their lives by bettering their body. Losing weight is…

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