He leaps, he flips, he spins, he rolls, 17-year-old Louie Chavez will be flying by the end of the year.
Parkour is a type of military obstacle course field training that teaches recruits how to propel, jump, climb and swing. It has also become a popular dance and acrobatics practice. After discovering the unique activity online, Louie knew it would be the perfect sport for him.
The teen parkour and freerunning aficionado has been pushing the limits of gravity since age 14, and a new video montage posted to YouTube of his most impressive moves is a testament to his incredible skills.
"Ever since I was little, I just kind of liked jumping around and then I saw [parkour] videos on YouTube," Louie tells the Good News Blog. "I didn't know there was a name for that kind of stuff."
Born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico Louie is a senior at El Dorado High School, and learned to how to do parkour from testing the scope by jumping over walls around his neighborhood and later joining a gymRead More »from This is the Closest to Flying You’ll Ever Get