Craig: Welcome to the Movers Mindset podcast, where I interview movement enthusiasts to find out who they are, what they do and why they do it.
Craig: In this episode, Lynn Jung discusses Brighton, what it means to her and how moving there affected her life. She unpacks how she approaches training, her movement background and her journey of injury and recovery over the past few years. Lynn shares how she came to Freerunning, her current projects and her involvement with Storm Freerun and XDubai.
Craig: Hello, I’m Craig Constantine.
Craig: Lynn Jung is a professional Parkour athlete and coach, and the sole female member of the renowned Storm Freerun. Originally from Luxembourg her diverse movement background includes gymnastics, dance and circus, in addition to parkour. Lynn performs and competes around the world and is a sponsored athlete with XDubai. Welcome, Lynn.
Lynn: Thank you.
Craig: Lynn, I had a chance to see you and some of your friends on the beach a little bit and some of them were working on flips and things, and it was really, I think it’s a privilege to go and visit people that we interview, and I’m wondering, can you share a little bit of how you think of Brighton and the people that you train with? I know you have a close-knit group of friends. Can you just unpack that for people who are listening to get a feel for what is Lynn doing on a daily basis?
Craig: And of course, the final question. Three words to describe your practice.
Lynn: I’d say patience, it’s the first word that comes into my mind after two years of struggling with an injury. I did learn how to be patient. I had no choice.
Lynn: Then I would say passion. I’m very passionate about what I do. I do believe that if you’re not passionate about something, it’s impossible to stick with it and do a good job. I think you only do a good job if you actually do it with heart. So I think I’m very passionate about what I do.
Lynn: And the third thing, how would I describe my practice, I would say it’s very social. Even though I’m a very individual person and I do like my quiet, I think my practice most of the time is very social. When I think about training it usually comes with thinking about hanging out with people that I really like, so, even on days I don’t train, I still join that practice maybe to hang out. It’s just my… pretty much my whole life evolves around movement and I’m very happy that that’s the way it is.
Craig: Thank you very much, Lynn. It’s been a pleasure.
Lynn: Thanks for having me.
Lynn Jung discusses Brighton, what it means to her, and how moving there affected her life. She unpacks how she approaches training, her movement background, and her journey of injury and recovery over the past few years. Lynn shares how she came to freerunning, her current projects, and her involvement with Storm Freerun and xDubai.