Entries Tagged 'stuntman' ↓

Chris Silcox – Parkour

Stunts and tricks in Hollywood.

Horizontal Bar to tramp.

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Chris was one of the Inside Gymnastics magazine staff that hosted GymCon USA 2014.

55m (180ft) Bag Jump

Greg Roe.

… Jumping into a BAGJUMP Freestyle airbag is the latest trend …

Greg Roe and Daniel Moesl are amongst few people who can actually perform these kind of freestyle tricks from heights up to 55m or 180ft into a freestyle airbag that works a bit like a foam pit but absorbs a lot more force.

… landing at an incredible speed of almost 150km/h (93mph), that’s just nuts!

… This shoot took place in Innsbruck/Austria at the Prangl crane company’s backyard …

See Greg Roe performing his jumps from various terrifying heights like a double full double / quadruple flip with spin (double front flip full twist double front flip) …

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

Marvel Universe LIVE

… a tour packing Spider-Man, Thor, Iron Man and two dozen characters into a family-oriented show filled with fight scenes and explosions.

“Marvel Universe LIVE!” debuts in Tampa on July 10 and will hit 85 cities including New York in August, marking the character licensing company’s most ambitious move into live entertainment. …

Marvel unleashes superheroes for stunt-filled live shows

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marveluniverselive.com

Heidi Moneymaker Stunt Reel

Updated for 2014.

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Loop the Loop with Damien Walters

Oh, the drama.

Daredevils throughout history have been pushing the boundaries of risk, jumping across canyons and flying over rows of vehicles on their bikes. But have never undertaken this unbelievable stunt by foot alone. …

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McKayla Maroney – Clarity

A birthday montage from Chris Saccullo.

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McKayla turns 18 today.

She recently starred in the TV show Bones Episode: “The Spark in the Park”.

Click PLAY or watch a teaser on YouTube.

Happy Birthday too to MyKayla Skinner. She turns 17 today. :-)

cool Floor Exercise – Michael MAKINGS

Michael MAKINGS (RSA)

• 180 counter salto backward to rollout

• No value given, but can used as choreography

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

Dancers take note. This is killer crowd pleasing acrobatics.

Kristina Baskett – new website


KristinaBaskett.com

IMDb – Stunts | Actress

Click PLAY or watch her 2013 showreel on YouTube.

That’s Le Reve, actually, not Cirque du Soleil.

via Greg Marsden

return of the WALLY WHIRL

Paolo Principi’s Walstrom (full-twisting Yamawaki)

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The skill is named after former Canadian gymnast Owen Walstrom, today a movie and TV stunt coordinator.

(via GymCastic’s Uncle Tim)

Gymnastical Shenanigans

You know those FANTASTIC acrobatic YouTube videos featuring Damien Walters!?

… This isn’t one of them. :-)

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(via Gymnast Crossing)

Grayson: Earth One – episode 1

The first episode of the new Batman fan film is online now. Production values look good.

It stars Olympians Raj Bhavsar and Steve McCain in the title role.

Edgy, dark, violent and loud.

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To continue the series, they are looking for contributions totaling $40,000.

For a $1000 you can get a walk-on part in the show. You’d FINALLY be a movie star.

(via Gymnast Crossing)

Walters and Shieff … stretching

Damien Walters and Tim Shieff are back in the final episode of their YouTube show season.

… they explore an abandoned building, do some extreme stretching and do some more football tennis! …

Some outtakes. :-)

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Where do female gymnasts go after the Olympics are over?

Dvora Meyers has an entertaining article on the Slate double X blog:

… puberty does not spell doom for most gymnasts (or humans for that matter—life expectancy typically exceeds 16). Most of the girls figure out how to perform with their newer dimensions after a bit of time, which is why the NCAA features a great degree of body diversity. The athletes are average sized human women who just happen to do double back somersaults with ease. …

… reduced training and lesser difficulty are indicative of a different set of priorities that govern the NCAA sport. The emphasis in college gymnastics is on consistency and execution. When you see extraordinarily difficult skills in a college meet, it’s because the gymnast wants to do it, not because she needs it for her score. …

read more – Post-Olympic

Canadian 2012 Olympian Brittany Rogers

Canadian 2012 Olympian Brittany Rogers

Brittany’s STUCK Yurchenko 1 1/2 in Super 6 was perhaps the most underscored routine I saw at Championships. It’s included in a Georgia highlights video.

I don’t know how some of those College judges sleep at night. :-(