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Massive West Coast Jam!

Event Details

Massive West Coast Jam!

Time: May 23, 2009 from 11am to 8pm
Location: Start @ Battery Godfrey - End @ Golden Gate Park
Street: Langdon Ct & Lincoln Blvd
City/Town: San Francisco
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?f…
Event Type: west coast jam, bay area parkour, bay area, parkour, bapk, pkcali
Organized By: Bay Area Parkour
Latest Activity: Jan 11, 2010

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Event Description

Massive West Coast Jam! WRAP-UP here!

Saturday May 23rd during Memorial Day weekend BAparkour and PKCali would like to bring ALL the West Coast communities together for a Jam in San Francisco. San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area are among the best places for parkour in the nation. There are training grounds galore and friendly hosts to show you around. We hope to bring traceurs from Southern California, Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and beyond to San Francisco in order to establish a stronger bond throughout the West Coast.

On May 23rd there will be an all day session spanning five locations including WWII bunkers, a wooded trail run, school campuses, and concluding with a big barbecue at Golden Gate Park. On the days surrounding the main jam there will be satellite sessions that anyone can attend.

Itinerary

May 23rdMain session – (PHOTOS)
*11:00 AM Sharp! – Large warm up/session & group assignments at Battery Godfrey
*Local guides will lead groups to various other training grounds
*4:00 PM – All groups converge for another large group session
*5:00-8:00 PM – BBQ at Golden Gate Park (Lindley Meadow). Burgers & Dogs for all.

Other Sessions surrounding the big jam

Thursday Berkeley Session
Friday Silent Session
Friday Gym Jam
Sunday Basic Training
Monday Conditioning

Available Housing

*Chris (kaos) - 4 floor spaces in SF city - contact via PM on PKCali or BAparkour
*Jodie (jodie) - 1-2 floor/airbed spaces in SF city - contact via PM on BApk
*Seng (messenger33) - 3-4 + Tenting space - contact via PM on BApk
*Niko (Niko) - 2-3 floor/futon spaces in San Francisco - contact via PM on BApk or PKCali
*CrossFit Marin - 16 floor mats spaces

San Francisco Hostels

(click for list of hostel facilities)

Helpful Travel Links

BART (you will take this from the airport into the city)
http://www.sfmta.com (SF city transit – all rides $1.50 - Exact Change Only)

SF Training Grounds Map (in case you venture off on your own)

www.maps.google.com (Google maps does a great job with directions using public transit)

Local Group Guides

(see group guides composition here)

Media and Cameras Policy

(read it here)

Attendance Policy & Waiver for Minors

(read it here)


-this is an alcohol- and substances-free event!-

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Comment by Fyrel on June 3, 2009 at 4:32pm
Now THAT'S a national parkour day. ;)
Comment by orem on June 3, 2009 at 1:20pm
nice! yeah it was funny that we held the west coast one on the exact same day as the east coast one. good fit i think
Comment by Bay Area Parkour on June 3, 2009 at 8:44am
MWCJ featured on PKNA and APK home pages...
Comment by SafeNSure on May 31, 2009 at 10:19pm
LOL!!!
Lonnie did the manpower gap! Awesome!
:D
Comment by Michael on May 31, 2009 at 6:26pm
Well dogwithrabiez, pretty sure I'm not the cameraman you were hoping for but I shot some footage of the MWCJ. I ended up taking my camera to SFPK's monthly the next day as well and I just edited them together, so not everything is from the MWCJ.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFz9O8Q4tDM&fmt=22
Comment by b2c on May 29, 2009 at 4:42pm
haha theres a funny pic of me on the frontpage, #25/100 !
Comment by Dogwithrabiez on May 28, 2009 at 2:48pm
Out of curiosity, does anyone know if the cameraman(Totally forgot his name) is going to give us a link of what he filmed?
Comment by SafeNSure on May 27, 2009 at 9:33am
...em-double-u-cee-jay it's not that bad, IMO; besides this will be become known as "the Massive", after PKCali's repeat!
;)
Comment by money B on May 27, 2009 at 8:56am
thanks again to chris, giorgio, haley, and all the guides and peeps that worked their tails off in setting up the event. i - along with all the other socal-ers (is that even a term?) - had a blast at all the locales and meeting all the new peeps and am proud to be part of such a strong community. i can't imagine it getting any better, but if there's a 2nd edition i'm so there!
Comment by Fyrel on May 26, 2009 at 5:15pm
Hmmmmm.......

The MWCJ says it's the "1st edition". So it's a yearly event now? (crosses fingers)

If it is, perhaps we should get a more pronounceable name for it. Even the acronym for this one is awkward to say in speech.

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