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River City Youth Foundation

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Anne’s been lucky enough to get an internship this summer teaching parkour as part of a summer camp to at-promise youth in the Dove Springs neighborhood of southeast Austin. The first session just wrapped up, and we’ve got a little … Continue reading

Be a beginner

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When I was in high school, I hated being the ‘new kid’. At college tours and orientations, I balked and was irritated by the way the students were crowded together and talked down to, herded like cattle. When, during orientation, … Continue reading

The Benefit of Doubt

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I often doubt myself.  I doubt my determination.  I doubt my stamina.  I doubt my ability to reach my dreams.  Sometimes I even doubt my ability to have dreams.  I’m thirty years old and I began my journey in parkour … Continue reading

Honoring the kill

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My job has recently taken me on a two-week trip to Taiwan. Since my parents and the large majority of their friends were raised in Taiwan, I’ve heard plenty about the island growing up, and there were expectations for the … Continue reading

Humility and utility

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I recently read a thread on a parkour and freerunning forum, where the original poster was asking for advice. He had regular run-ins with some bullies who made fun of him for training parkour, and he needed help with how to handle it. The majority of the respondents had the right idea — ignore your aggressors, they advised, and pursue your own training. Continue reading