Train Hard - Stay Humble
I'm setting a goal of running (or at least moving without stopping) the Oakland half marathon on March 23rd of this year. I usually only run as part of other activities like parkour or ultimate and primarily as part of warming up so running as an activity in and of itself is very new to me. I'm already a week behind in the 12-week novice half marathon training plans I have found online! Luckily, running 3 miles or is no problem so hopefully I can build up to the 13.1 with a measured,…Continue
On a totally non-parkour-related topic, a film I shot is premiering in San Francisco this Sunday, March 11, at the Castro Theater. It's a feature-length scripted narrative film so it's my largest project to date, I'm pretty excited because of that and also because it's the centerpiece film at the SF International Asian American Film Festival so it'll be red carpet and all that. It will screen a second time in San Jose the following Sunday (Mar18) for the conclusion of the festival down…Continue
Let me go back a bit.
I’m waiting on the platform, writing responding to email on my crackberry about an animation idea involving candy characters. Train arrives, get on the train. Like any other train. Holding my bike by the stem, I walk onboard and quickly see that the space for wheelchairs is…Continue
So I'm not much for parkour videos these days, but last spring I gathered a bunch of folks (including our very own Chris/Kaos and Lindsay) and made one that I hope carries more meaning than your usual running around because to me, parkour is nothing but a bunch of hackneyed street gymnastics without a mindful approach that carries into other parts of life. Check it out, let me know what you think (honest criticism appreciated).