Latvian freerunner and also Red Bull Art of Movement champ, Pasha Petkuns, as he tackles a life-size pinball equipment.
This huge-scale and also genuinely one-of-a-kind freerunning accomplishment included the development of a wall surface which was 16 meters-high, with a 23 metre-high size (hypotenuse), slanted at an angle of 45 levels to produce near-impossible angles, leaps and also captures for the world-renowned freerunner.
— ‘Human Pinball’, a brand-new brief movie on Red Bull TELEVISION (launch September 14) celebrities Latvian freerunner and also Red Bull Art of Movement champ, Pasha Petkuns, as he tackles a life-size pinball equipment.
The angle of the wall surface is based upon a bridge in Pasha’s homeland, Latvia, where he developed his craft as one of the best freerunners in background. After relocating to U.S.A. functioning as a Hollywood feat dual and also taking a journey via The United States and Canada, Petkuns found the timeless marvels of pinball equipments and also incorporated these 2 ideas right into a desire obstacle of coming to be a human pinball.
Complying with a 7-week collection construct, Human Pinball was shot in London in Might 2021, in a back-breaking 3-week shoot where Pasha’s physical capacities were examined to the restriction on the overwhelming wall surface.
The outcome is a display of Pasha’s one-of-a-kind sports and also stylistic capabilities, playing right into styles of his youth where he initially created his interest, and also establishing brand-new criteria which established him out as one of the best freerunners of perpetuity.
The sporting activity of freerunning itself is obtaining grip around the world, with the UK being the initial nation to identify it as a main sporting activity back in 2017. Complying with the definite success of what several would certainly think about extra ‘specific niche’ sporting activities making it onto the Olympic lineup in Tokyo, there has actually been expanding clamor for freerunning to be taken into consideration for future Gamings.