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June DC Area Women’s Parkour Meetup

For June’s women’s parkour meetup we’re heading back to Gateway! Join us and bring a friend on Sunday, June 16, from 11 am to 1 pm! This meetup is open to all levels, so invite your (lady)friends. Whether it’s your first time trying parkour or if you’ve been training for years, we hope you’ll find a challenge that suits you. Please register at this link before attending: https://americanparkour.pike13.com/courses/47140 First timers:1) Create an account2) Click “Enroll” for April Meetup3) Check your email…

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The Midwest Parkour League kicks off at Swift Movement

The Midwest Parkour League started its 2019 season strong with a rollercoaster of a competition hosted by Swift Movement Studio in Cincinnati on April 13. Sixteen competitors took to the floor to compete in Skill, Speed, and Style events. The Skill event was a single round skill jam with athletes striving to complete increasingly difficult challenges in different movement categories. The categories were Strides/Precisions, Vaults, Bar Work, and Wall / Cat Hang challenges. In the Men’s division, Ethan Guzman (Swift…

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Jesse Harrison Interview

Meet Jesse Harrison, co-owner of Phoenix Freerunning Academy in Livonia, Michigan, and APK’s newest Sponsored Athlete. We sat down with Jesse and asked him a few of questions to help you get to know him better. When did you start training? I have doing some form of parkour my entire life but I started training in 2010 when I was a junior in high school, so it’s been 9 years (and I’ve been seriously training for the past 7 years).…

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Coming soon to DC… the North American Women’s Parkour Gathering

If you are a female—or male—in the DC area you should be excited for this summer! Beast Coast isn’t the only hot thing in town. On July 26-28 local traceuses are hosting THE North American Women’s Gathering right here in DC!  The event attracts women from the US and Canada as well as from other parts of the world. Why create/host/attend a women-only jam? The awesome people of course! Oftentimes parkour communities, while completely supportive of women, are male-dominated. It…

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April DC Area Women’s Parkour Meetup

It’s happening: we’re going outside for April’s Meetup! Join us at Meridian Hill Park as we jump and climb our way into nicer weather. This meetup is open to all levels, so invite your (lady)friends. Whether it’s your first time trying parkour or if you’ve been training for years, we hope you’ll find a challenge that suits you. Please register at this link before attending: https://americanparkour.pike13.com/courses/47140 First timers:1) Create an account2) Click “Enroll” for April Meetup3) Check your email for an…

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