015 – Interview with Dylan Johanson

015 – Interview with Dylan Johanson

 
 
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Episode Summary

Dylan Johanson is the owner and founder of Innate Movement Parkour in Kingston, New York. A practitioner for many years, Dylan talks about his origin story and the challenges surrounding building and then re-building his gym. Then he shares some thoughts on what advice he would give his younger self.

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014 – Interview with Jesse Danger

014 – Interview with Jesse Danger

 
 
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Episode Summary

Jesse Danger takes time out from teaching parkour to share thoughtful insights on topics such as systems thinking through game design, the role of novelty, and how to work with a group toward a single focus while still honoring the individual. Along the way we also discuss life lessons learned through playing chess.

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013 – Interview with Andy Taylor

013 – Interview with Andy Taylor

 
 

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Episode Summary

Andy Taylor discusses the intricacies of designing and building a great parkour gym. Along the way, we talk about what makes a gym inspiring, the evolution of build standards that are safe without limiting parkour vision, and how parkour has been instrumental in the development of a young autistic girl.

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012 – Interview with Elet Hall

012 – Interview with Elet Hall

 
 

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Elet Hall takes time out from a motorcycle engine rebuild to discuss his approach to training (and not training), challenge, risk, danger, consequences, and why he walked away from American Ninja Warrior. Along the way, we talk about Lyme disease, and his work with the Bay Area Lyme Foundation, before he shares his _four_ words to describe his practice.

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011 – Interview with Ševo Saša

011 – Interview with Ševo Saša

 
 

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Episode Summary

Ševo Saša is best-known as an amazing and creative mover, and the founder of the Skochypstiks clothing line. In this interview he shares the story of his Parkour beginnings after the collapse of Yugoslavia, and his motivation for overcoming a devastating injury in his youth. Sasa’s love of people and profound discipline have enabled him to thrive amidst the cycles of life, and have lead him to tremendous personal growth.

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010 – Interview with Mat Poprocki

010 – Interview with Mat Poprocki

 
 

00:00 / 29:29
 

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Episode Summary

Mat Poprocki does what he loves. Formally a visual artist, he is now a movement artist who likes to play and overcome obstacles. He discusses the challenges he’s faced and how he rediscovered his artistic expression through Parkour.

009 – Interview with Chris Keighley

009 – Interview with Chris Keighley

 
 

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Episode Summary

Chris Keighley helps me muscle up the strength to understand challenge. We discuss its rewards, hazards, and how it can be a powerful tool for personal growth from day one. He shares stories from behind the scenes of the 1,000 Muscle-Up Challenge, and talks about finding challenge in more mundane activities, like building a tire tower at the Gerlev International Gathering.

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008 – Interview with Andrew Foster

008 – Interview with Andrew Foster

 
 

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Episode Summary

Andrew Foster shares his fascinating journey from his home-schooled beginnings in Ohio, Arabic studies, and living in Jordan, (including meeting and training with Danny Ilabac in Cairo) to facing the dark challenge of losing everything- including his purpose in life. Starting renewed from his lowest point, on a mountaintop in Colorado, he describes finding new purpose and direction, bringing him full circle to his home town in Ohio.

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007 – Interview with Finn Berggren

007 – Interview with Finn Berggren

 
 

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Episode Summary

Finn Berggren shares his thoughts on Parkour, explaining why he brought Parkour to Gerlev Idrætshøjskole in Denmark to replace the traditional gymnastics curriculum. We also discuss the “sportification” of Parkour and the Olympics, and he shares his story of the pivotal moment which solidified his decision to bring Parkour to Gerlev.

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006 – Interview with Paul Graves

006 – Interview with Paul Graves

 
 

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Episode Summary

Paul brings his extensive experience to bear to provide insight into Capoeira. We go on to talk about how movement itself can be a conversation, before we dig deep into the human need to experience nature as part of our lives, as well as part of our parkour practice.

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005 – Interview with Max Henry

005 – Interview with Max Henry

 
 

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004 – Interview with Caitlin Pontrella

004 – Interview with Caitlin Pontrella

 
 

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