Star Athletes: Parkour

We have some of the best Freerunners from Scotland and beyond at the Youth Urban Games.

Saskia Neville

Age: 29
Nationality: Dutch and British

Since discovering parkour and freerunning in 2010 Saskia has worked for various clients such as designer Tommy Hilfiger, Nike, Vogue, production company Endemol Shine, equipment designer Sidijk and parkour producer & photographer Scott Bass. The work completed ranges from live shows and filmed work to photography.

As well as training herself, Saskia also coaches a regular girl parkour class. She is also a qualified bootcamp instructor, teaching classes several times a week. Alongside a history in gymnastics, Saskia has also practised Surfing, Dancing and Jiu Jitsu.

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Pip Andersen

Age: 27
Nationality: UK

Pip Andersen is an actor and professional freerunner. He has worked professionally for the past ten years, during which he has travelled around the globe on projects with countless high profile clients such as Lacoste, Nike, Volkswagen, Sony, Xbox and many, many more. He has also taken part in a number of world class competitions where he has placed on three podiums.

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Richard Thompson

Age: 20
Nationality: UK

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Year of Young People

Scotland’s first ever Year of Young People is happening in 2018. It aims to inspire all ages through its young people (8-26) by celebrating their achievements, valuing their contributions to communities and creating new opportunities for them to shine on a local and global stage. The Year of Young People 2018 will offer even more opportunities for both locals and visitors to enjoy a trip to, and around Scotland. From adrenaline filled adventure breaks and breath-taking road trips, to a range of exciting events and festivals, Scotland offers endless things to see and do during the celebratory year.

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