Bay Area Parkour

Train Hard - Stay Humble

The Traceur Challenge is an idea that originally came from the Overflux community. Here is my version...

I will be posting videos of my favorite physical challenges around the city. I hope to see everyone else post videos of their progress on the same challenges. These challenges focus on conditioning and are things that everyone can do. The point is to beat your own personal best and do some conditioning. People should also post their own favorite challenges so that everyone else can try the things you like to do. Make sure to post the location with the video so people can find it.

This first challenge is at USF: Kittredge Terrace and Golden Gate Ave. Hold on to the horizontal concrete with your fingers and keep your feet on the lowest ledge. This was my personal best so far. Now lets see some other people try it!


Find more videos like this on Bay Area Parkour
As you can see in this next video Lindsay made this look easy on her first try. We came to the conclusion that this is easier for women due to a lower center of gravity. So if you ladies want to make this more challenging, hold on one notch lower on the wall.


Find more videos like this on Bay Area Parkour

Views: 92

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

...it's all in the breathing and technique!
(and speed... secret #1: you don't want to hang there more than necessary)
wow... i like how you started really slow and them sped up... LOL...
I have a new challenge.

First: crawl up this staircase (or long staircase of choice, just keep using the same set) backwards- from the bottom up.

Then: time it and see how long it takes to reach the top. Try to shorten the breaks at each landing, and speed up your crawl, once you get the timing and technique down, you'll do it smoother and faster.


And then: if you've reached your goal time, throw in the forward crawl back down the stairs, and time that. please don't face-plant at this point.


Another challenge: do a rail crawl up the set. Goal: the entire thing without falling off O_O


Good Luck and Be Careful!
These stairs are killer at the top. I not sure about this, but I'll try.
Actually, please don't face-plant at any point... ;)

RSS

Why Donate?

Latest Activity

Ivan L. is now a member of Bay Area Parkour
Nov 2
Ian P. is now a member of Bay Area Parkour
Oct 30
Eric Tran is now a member of Bay Area Parkour
Oct 15
Profile IconHenry Lee and John Andrew joined Bay Area Parkour
Sep 22
Bay Area Parkour's event was featured
Thumbnail

Basic Training 5/19 (covered session!) at SFSU/Hensill Hall

May 19, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
May 19
Bay Area Parkour posted an event
Thumbnail

Basic Training 5/19 (covered session!) at SFSU/Hensill Hall

May 19, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
May 19
Bay Area Parkour's 2 events were featured
May 14
Bay Area Parkour posted events
May 14
NoHero is attending Bay Area Parkour's event
Thumbnail

Basic Training 5/12 (repeat!) at Abraham Lincoln HS

May 12, 2019 from 12:15pm to 3pm
May 11
Joel Figueroa might attend Bay Area Parkour's event
Thumbnail

Basic Training 5/12 (repeat!) at Abraham Lincoln HS

May 12, 2019 from 12:15pm to 3pm
May 10
Bay Area Parkour updated an event
Thumbnail

Gym Class - SF at Acrosports

May 14, 2019 from 7pm to 8:30pm
May 8
Bay Area Parkour's event was featured
Thumbnail

Basic Training 5/12 (repeat!) at Abraham Lincoln HS

May 12, 2019 from 12:15pm to 3pm
May 8
Bay Area Parkour posted an event
Thumbnail

Basic Training 5/12 (repeat!) at Abraham Lincoln HS

May 12, 2019 from 12:15pm to 3pm
May 8
David B. is now a member of Bay Area Parkour
May 8
Eugene is attending Bay Area Parkour's event
Thumbnail

Basic Training 5/5 (new spot!) at Abraham Lincoln HS

May 5, 2019 from 12:15pm to 3pm
May 5

Badge

Loading…

© 2019   Created by SafeNSure.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service