Every stop just gives us more energy to keep going and proves to us that there is so much power in our sport no matter where you are in the world.
Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 14, 2015
Join 2013 Red Bull Art of Motion Champion, Cory DeMeyers and #1 ranked Youtube video blogger, Jesse La Flair, as they make their seventh stop in Canada on their month-long North American adventure promoting parkour and freerunning, and inspiring a new generation of extreme athletes. On Wednesday April 15th, their “Off the Edge” tour will take them to Toronto where they will host a day long jam at the Monkey Vault gym with fellow freerunners and fans, followed by a screening of their documentary, “From Here to There” at the Revue Cinema. Joining them are some of the top parkour professionals in the world including multiple Red Bull Art of Motion Champion Jason Paul from Germany, Team Farang founder Anan Anwar from Thailand and Instagram star and extreme freerunner Pasha “The Boss” Petkuns from Latvia.
“Toronto is the midway point of our adventure and to be in Canada is exciting for all of us as we have so many friends there,” explains La Flair. “Parkour and Freerunning have grown really fast up here, and being able to meet the young traceurs up here and train with them is just a unique reward for all the work we have all put into this. Every stop just gives us more energy to keep going and proves to us that there is so much power in our sport no matter where you are in the world. Truly, this is what the Off the Edge tour is all about — community, friendship and a passion for parkour and freerunning.”
Jesse and Cory are both members of pioneering American parkour and freerunning team, Tempest, based in Los Angeles, California. Tempest was one of the first groups to open gyms in the United States, recognizing early on the potential for growth of the discipline. La Flair and DeMeyers are just the latest Youtube sensations from the team which spawned a successful business and careers for its members in the Hollywood film industry.
“Our tour’s goal is not only to spread awareness about parkour and freerunning to a new generation, but to also make businesses and companies aware that we are more than a viable sponsorship vehicle for their message,” explain DeMeyers. “We find it hard to comprehend that parkour and freerunning videos are some of the most viewed content on social media, and have been for years. We have proven we are not a fad. We are here to stay. There are even talks of Olympics and Xgames competitions, yet our events and athletes are still struggling to find a few dollars. We are here to change this.”
The “Off the Edge” Tour bus will arrive in Toronto on Wednesday April 15th, 2015. La Flair and DeMeyers, along with all athletes will hold the jam at the parkour and freerunning gym, Monkey Vault from 11am to 4pm (100 Symes Rd, Toronto, ON M6N 3T1, Canada). Admission to the jam is open to the public and will be $30 paid at the door. Screening of the documentary “From Here to There”, following La Flair and DeMeyer’s European adventures leading to their podium victory at the 2013 Red Bull Art of Motion in Santorini Greece will be held at Revue Cinema at 6pm (400 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2M9, Canada). Seats for the screening will sell out.
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About Off The Edge:
The Off The Edge World Tour is the world’s Largest Freerunning & Parkour tour. OTE was designed to be an interactive event that not only provides an engaging and exciting experience for its attendees, but also will continue to reach millions across the internet with its inspiring Youtube series. To find out more visit http://offtheedgeworldtour.com/ or follow them on https://www.facebook.com/OffTheEdgeEvents and Instagram- @GoingOTE
About From Here to There:
From Here to There is a documentary about friendship, freerunning and following your dreams. Jump into the lives of professional freerunners and best friends Jesse La Flair and Cory DeMeyers as they travel the globe and overcome the hardships of chasing their dreams in the fastest growing action sport in the world.
To find out more visit http://fromheretotherestore.com/ or follow them on https://www.facebook.com/fromheretotheredoc/timeline and Instagram- @fh2tdoc
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