071. US Parkour Association (part 2 of 4): National governing bodies, Board of Directors, and getting involved

071. US Parkour Association (part 2 of 4): National governing bodies, Board of Directors, and getting involved

 
 
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In this second episode, each of the board members explain what a national governing body is, what it does, why it’s important, and their specific vision for how USPK will work. They discuss USPK’s Board of Directors, who currently sits on it, and how it will function as the organization grows. They also delve into who USPK is meant to serve, who should join the organization, and how to do that.

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067. US Parkour Association (part 1 of 4): Board members, introductions, and passion

067. US Parkour Association (part 1 of 4): Board members, introductions, and passion

 
 
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The first in a four part series about the United States Parkour Association, the national governing body for parkour in America, this episode introduces each of the five members of the transition board. Each member discusses their background and why they are involved and passionate about USPK.

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Meet the team: Kristen

I love the Movers Mindset project because it gives me the opportunity to connect with movers from all over the globe, and interact with people I would never have gotten a chance to meet otherwise. I think the project is very unique in that way; it uses the resources each of us has and gives us a platform to connect on a deeper level.

~ Kristen – Project manager

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030. Mark Toorock: Commercialization, representation, and play

030. Mark Toorock: Commercialization, representation, and play

 
 
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Mark Toorock shares his thoughts on the commercialization of parkour, FIG and competitions, as well as the direction parkour is headed. He also opens up about his personal goals for parkour, raising the socially acceptable age of play, and how he sees himself within the community. Mark wraps up by discussing the power of parkour to benefit all people.

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