Leon Rimmer

Leon Rimmer

When and why you began parkour:
Leon first got involved with parkour back in 2010 after hearing about a club being run in his local town. This club was run by Train Hard in its earlier years and it is through this that Leon met Jackson Turner and became involved in the budding local parkour community. Leon has been training ever since.

When and why you began coaching:
Leon began coaching as a volunteer in late 2012 after being offered the opportunity to do so. He spent the first 6 months of his coaching career gaining the necessary skills needed to become a confident and competent coach, allowing him to pass on his passion to others. Leon has been coaching regularly in both Dorchester and Weymouth for since 2013.

Where do you coach?:
Dorchester YMCA.

Future ambitions:
Ideally, Leon would like to carve a sustainable career path that is related to parkour in some way, be it through coaching or professional services. Basically, he would love for parkour to be his full-time job.


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