Luke Albretch Interview

We had a chance to sit down and talk to APK Sponsored Athlete Luke Albrecht, the most lovable guy in parkour with a flair for fluidity. He lives out in Colorado, where he spends his time playing and perfecting his moves, coaching at Path Movement, or working at his local farmers market. How long have you been training? What would be your advice to anyone starting out? I started training in 2005, so it’s been over thirteen years. Natural progressions…

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We Are Not Gymnastics

This has taken me an absurd amount of time to get done. I’ve been hemming and hawing over this post since November and it’s most of the reason there haven’t been any other posts since then either. My struggle has gone from ‘I’m so angry about this I can’t even find words’, to ‘I’d like to contribute to this conversation, but don’t know how’, to ‘Why am I even bothering to write this? It’s not like it’ll actually make a…

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Art of Retreat

American Parkour’s Mark Toorock recently had the opportunity to attend and present at Art of Retreat held this year in Seattle Washington. The Art of Retreat is a parkour leadership gathering held annually. This amazing event combines movement sessions, seminars, and talks with other activities to bring members of the community together to share ideas. For me, the event always leaves me feeling very nourished and energized, so many people make great contributions, and their energy helps drive everyone forward. This…

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Seth Ruji is Joining the US World Chase Tag Team

American Parkour’s Seth Ruji will be joining US team “The Boys” and 5 other teams from around the world to compete in World Chase Tag (WCT) 3! A new sport that originated in the UK where competitors utilize parkour to evade or tag the opposing player. The rest of “The Boys” representing the US are Davis Vasconcellos, Joey Adrian, Tavon McVey, and Frank Mejia. If you don’t know what World Chase Tag is check out some of the highlights of WCT 2! The first two seasons were viewed…

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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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