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British Teenager To Teach Stunts In America!

05/04/2012 12:37 | Updated 22 May 2015

A 17-year-old boy is to work in America teaching people how to do Parkour stunts after being spotted climbing over buildings and jumping off ledges!

Marcus Wilson had posted videos of his amazing runs and jumps on YouTube and The World Freerunning and Parkour Federation spotted his talent and hired him.

Marcus is said to spend an amazing eight hours a day climbing, running and jumping over buildings and will now teach other youngsters his skills.

The teen from Beccles, Suffolk, said that 'Parkour' has been his passion for four years, and that the freerunning federation had been watching his progress online for the past two years. Parkour stunts include vaulting, rolling, running, climbing, and jumping.

British teenager to teach stunts in America!SWNS

"It is a really fun sport, keeps you fit and you meet lots of people through it," says Marcus.

"It feels amazing to jump over buildings. My parents have got used to it - they just like me to be careful.

"I will only do the jumps if I am in the right frame of mind. It is a mental thing as well. I wouldn't do them if I was tired or feeling ill."

Dedicated Marcus even carried on with his sport with his arm in a plaster cast two years ago!

The WFPF, based in Los Angeles, have now offered him sponsorship and asked him to run training sessions in the States - although Marcus will have to wait until he is 18 before he can actually perform in America.

Wow! Go Marcus!

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