Bay Area Parkour

Train Hard - Stay Humble

Jibril Abdurraqib
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  • South San Francisco, CA
  • United States
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  • Ribaman
  • Rome
  • Danny
  • Keeler
  • Carissa
  • Jennifer Hsu
  • Koalapuff
  • NoHero
  • marisa
  • Aaron shinn
  • steve
  • Deejay
  • Julien
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  • Just Steve

Perfect practice makes perfect.

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Search engine, SFPK link
About Me:
Born in SF and currently live on the SF Peninsula. Work and train in Berkeley throughout the week, and I’m always down to jam if I’m available.

“Dig 10 miles deep and 1000 miles wide.”
I’ve dipped my beak in many disciplines, incorporating what is useful to me; I love exploring how to apply the techniques I already know in my parkour, a relatively new training ground for me.

In the beginning of 2009 I started seriously training. I was introduced to it (not knowing what it was) with the Nike Presto commercials long before that, but I never thought of it as something I could do if I tried—like taking up a new sport or playing an instrument—to me they were just “stunts”.

It wasn’t until I showed my mentor some Yamakasi videos, when he told me, “once I see another man do something, I KNOW I have the ability to do the same thing…and if I can break it down and articulate exactly what he did—the only difference between us is gung fu [hard work/training].”

That got me thinking.
Other Physical Disciplines:
Yi Quan

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At 9:07am on January 20, 2010, Bay Area Parkour said…
Dear Jibril: we are a little disappointed that you never posted/fwd. us the video that you filmed and broadcasted about BApk's traning.
We thought we did a great job of collaborating with you.
We were under the impression that you would have followed up someway, and allowed our members and volunteers to watch the footage...

We would really appreciate your feedback.

At 6:52pm on November 2, 2009, SafeNSure said…
Hi Jibril, how are you doing?
Haven't seen you in a while, hope all is well...

I was wondering if you ever had a chance to burn that footage you guys edited to dvd.
Maybe you could just upload it as a video, if you think it could be interesting...

Thanks and hopefully see you soon,
At 2:34pm on August 3, 2009, Aaron shinn said…
Thanks for the help with my rolls! See ya next time.
At 1:09pm on August 3, 2009, Iliketovaultthings said…
haha no problem.
At 4:39pm on July 12, 2009, Philosofist said…
Hey the message never made it to my inbox. Mind sending me dates and addresses?
At 3:41pm on July 12, 2009, Ribaman said…
HeY! nice training with you too. Definately looking forward for next friday. ...Although my legs are killing me right now :)
At 11:35am on July 6, 2009, Kirill said…
sup! ! !
At 2:10pm on June 24, 2009, Nick Romero said…
yo Jibril you going to capoeira tonight??
At 12:11pm on June 2, 2009, Nick Romero said…
good meeting you too Jibril.. looking forward to training again soon!
At 3:43pm on June 1, 2009, marisa said…
oh man, it's going to be pretty intense. I'm expecting to hurt a lot tomorrow XD

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