Urban free climbers are a new breed of daredevils, young men and women who illegally climb cranes and buildings without any safety equipment, then hang from them, hundreds of metres above the ground, one slip from certain death…
Free climbing originated in Eastern Europe, but has recently spread to Britain.
3RUN Ambassador – James Kingston is a 23-year-old who lives with his mother near Southampton. In his spare time James scales the local 100m cranes and 200m radio towers.
Now James embarks on a journey to the spiritual home of urban free climbing, Ukraine, where he teams up with the infamous Mustang Wanted, the craziest climber of them all.
As Mustang and James explore Kiev, the pair push themselves to new extremes, climbing derelict buildings and tightrope-walking hundreds of metres above the city, before finally heading to the iconic Moscow bridge to attempt Mustang’s latest death defying stunt.
Don’t Look Down is fascinating, revealing and nerve-wracking.
This documentary follows James Kingston, an urban free climber who scales 100m cranes, 200m radio towers, tall buildings and bridges… without using any safety equipment at all.
Check out the hour long documentary here – http://www.channel4.com/programmes/dont-look-down/4od
With out a doubt James Kingston is a Professional Athlete and these stunts should NOT be replicated by anyone.
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Good times right now for the team as the official pictures of the new 3run 720 Volt Free Running Trainers are released.
The trainer itself has been massively improved in every way from the sole to the weight. The grip was obviously another key area we focused on as we needed a trainer that coped with a number of different surfaces. The sole is also vitally important when designing a Freerunning Trainer as the right cushioning to reduce impact on the joints prevents the injury of the Athlete. We’re very excited to have these amazing training shoes available soon to buy from the 3run Shop – http://www.3run.co.uk/shop
We’ve taken all the comments and thoughts from all our followers over the last few years about the 360 volts, and worked our magic in developing the best trainer possible for Freerunning. There going to be a couple of colour options as well including the one in the pic below.
The official release date of the shoes will be in the next 2 months as they are currently in production. You can expect a few more pictures being uploaded to the 3run Facebook over the coming weeks.
Let us know you thoughts on how they look.
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3RUN Athletes Mike Wilson, Chase Armitage, Sam Parham and Matt Armitage touched down in Rotterdam for the 2013 Jump Event featuring all the top athlete from around the world, including Jason Paul from Team Farang, Pip Andersen from Storm, the talented Storror Parkour guys, Bart Van Der Linden and many more. The event went incredibly well, and the whole team had such a laugh along the way.
As this was the 1st gathering Mike and the team had been to for many years, we didn’t know what to expect. The training facility we stayed in was home to an amazing Indoor Parkour and Free Running facility, with everything you needed to train. Being able to train with the top athletes from around the world, allowed myself and the 3RUN team to expand our own abilities and learn new exciting styles of movement. The talent was definitely at its best with everyone pushing themselves to the max, and this positive vibe simply bounced of everyone.
We can wait to be involved with many more events around the world, continuing with the Launch of the 3RUN Evolution Academy, opening on 23rd June 11:30am. Details can be found on the Academy website – http://ww.3run.co.uk/academy
Heres the video of the 4 The Love Of Movement Event
Filming begins today for the 4th part of Fusion League. An online TV Series Produced by 3RUN Media Ltd, for the Flow Network. The series will showcase an array of movements from Martial Arts to Freerunning including Body Popping from Crazy Popper of Sky 1 HD’s Got To Dance. The key focus is predominantly Parkour and Freerunning movements with a story to grip the audience and for them to really get to know each character in the short films.
Cage is the Leader of the Fusion League. After his previous League was destroyed in an ambush by the Movement Order, Cage and his partner – Tidus, begin their journey to rebuild the League with an even stronger team. Each new member is given a particular piece of clothing, which holds the Fusion Power. Episode 4 showcases the Gravity Gods which will show some incredible Freerunning skills by the guys.
Filming started with the Movement Order scene featuring Cane Armitage, Mike Wilson and “Irshia” who is played by Michael Worwood of the Got To Dance Semi-Finalists – Methods Of Movement. The Production Team had such jokes filming as they always do, making the series so much fun to make. All the action will be filmed tomorrow where we expect all the Freerunners to pull out some epic moves and sequences.
Mike travelled up to Leeds along with 3RUN Athlete Sam Parham, to help shoot, choreograph and perform some high impact Free Running sequences for Energy Giant….N-Power.
Mike stunt doubled one of the General Managers, who will be giving a presentation at N-Powers Annual Event at the Doncaster Racecourse Grounds later this week.
The concept of the Corporate Film shows one of the General Managers receiving a phone call stating that he is in fact very late for the presentation, and has to Freerun his way through Leeds and Doncaster to the venue at the Racecourse.
The Short Film will be played Live to the thousands of employees, with the end shot being, the General Manager entering the stage to give his presentation.
Editing begins today for the Behind The Scenes of one of the greatest production short films 3RUN has ever made out in the beautiful country of Cambodia.
This is set to show some of the best Parkour and Freerunning movement ever seen.
Today was an exciting day for Me, Chase Armitage, Chris Lodge and Adam Brashaw as we headed to see the Angkor Wat temples in Siem Reap, Cambodia. We were excited for a few reasons really, one if which was to get some amazing pictures for each of our 3run profiles, as the temples offered such incredible scenery. We also decided to wear these perfect baggy Aladdin styled trousers and modified our new 3run Tees to fit the temple look.
We went back to Beng Maleah Temple for a 2nd day to shoot some epic Parkour and Free Running scenes, and because it was the final day in Cambodia, we trained and went harder than ever, to get those perfect cinematic shots for the video. Cambodia has truly been an amazing journey. Missioning a 2 hour trip on a Tuk Tuk each way to the Beautiful Temple. Experiencing such beautiful landscapes and inspiring scenery on our journey, with locals going about their daily lives, children playing and simply having fun with what they do. Just a simple wave from me to them brought such a big smile to there faces, which really made me appreciate my lifestyle so much more, and to feel humbled with all that I have.
Thailand has always been a part of the world I’ve always wanted to explore, especially scouting different parts of Bangkok for Parkour & Free Running training spots. I’ve finally been given the opportunity to travel to this beautiful country to film an action video featuring what the 3RUN guys do best.
With Chase Armitage, Adam Brashaw and Chris Lodge, we all took to the streets to scout the best locations and filming spots, to really showcase our full potential in the filming and free running industry. We all got to find some amazing places with so much potential, and as normal began to snowball loads of ideas with different movements and tricks as well as next level filming shots.
We finished the day off, by getting a traditional Thai Massage to set our bodies up for the busy day of Free Running and Filming ahead of us.