How Pasha the Boss became the best freerunning athlete in the WORLD! | Ep. 166

Pasha the Boss is a free-running & parkour athlete from the country of Latvia. Pasha is one of the most acclaimed athletes in the sport & is the only free runner that is internationally sponsored by Red Bull. Pasha has won countless competitions all over the world, performed in Cirque du Soleil, and stunt-acted in feature films. But his come up to get where he is now is truly an insane story. In this episode, Pasha dives into his 8-year journey traveling the world and couch-surfing to explore opportunities to make a living free-running while building a massive following along the way. He recounts the experience stunting in a Michael Bay movie where he fell off a 5 story building.. TWICE. And so much more!

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Timecode:

  • Intro to Pasha and free-running (1:53)
  • Background / Parkour saved his life / Community (12:20)
  • First competition / Selling fail videos / Cirque du Soleil / Movie stunt work (18:45)
  • Teaching workshops / Living off his work / Traveling for 8 years / Brainstorming ideas (30:35)
  • Moving to America / Health and responsibility (54:20)
  • Working with Michael Bay / Done with movies / Injuries (1:01:03)
  • Current Activities / Personal growth / Training schedule / Inspiration (1:08:10)
  • Cache Bunny collaboration / Working with other celebrities / More injuries (1:17:00)
  • Patreon Q&A (1:23:15)
  • Outro (1:30:00)

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