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'''Chase Armitage''' (born August 2, 1985<ref>[http://www.3run.co.uk/Profiles/3run_chase_armitage.html "Chase Armitage"]. 3run.co.uk</ref>) from [[Basingstoke]], UK is a member and founder of the [[3RUN]] team. He is well-known in the free running community after appearing in many popular videos, such as '''[[Brother's Journey]]''' and '''[[Evolution]]'''.
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He started free running at the age of 15<ref>Start of 2009 showreel - "9 years of training"</ref>. Besides free running, Chase is also interested in film making and editing, with many of his more recent projects involving large amounts of editing<ref>[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nL_HvozJiQw "YouTube - Free Running Inspiration"]. Youtube.com</ref>. 
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==Film/TV appearances==
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*'''Parkour Journeys''' (2006)
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*:Chase featured in the Parkour Journeys DVD documentary, in a section called  'Chase Armitage On Parkour' which featured an interview with him<ref>[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OrjACkLlL0&feature=channel "YouTube - Clip from 'Chase Armitage On Parkour'"]. Youtube.com</ref>.
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*'''David Guetta vs. The Egg''' (music video, 2007)
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*:Along with [[Daniel Ilabaca]] and other [[3RUN]] team members, Chase performed several [[free running]] tricks around [[Elephant & Castle]] in the music video for the song ''David Guetta vs The Egg - Love Don't Let Me Go Walking Away''<ref>[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEOYB3tN-Co "YouTube - David Guetta Vs. The Egg - Love Don't Let Me Go"]. Youtube.com</ref>.
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*'''The Bill''' (2008)
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*:In an episode of The Bill, Chase worked as a stunt double for for a criminal during a long chase scene, which involved the use of many parkour techniques<ref name="imdb">[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2897811/ "Chase Armitage"]. Imdb.com</ref><ref>[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ab17T15QaQQ "YouTube - The Bill: Interview with Chase Armitage"]. Youtube.com</ref>.  The clip was uploaded to YouTube multiple times, but most have been taken down due to copyright infringement.
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*'''Harry Hill's TV Burp''' (2008)
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*:An episode of TV Burp, a show which takes a comic look at television programmes, featured a parody of the chase scene from The Bill, where Harry Hill, doubled by Chase<ref name="imdb" /><ref>[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zb9OCLDo5VU&feature=channel_page "YouTube - Chase Harry Hill Armitage"]. Youtube.com</ref> chased the criminal.
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*'''Guinness World Records: Smashed''' (2009)
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*:Chase appeared in a 2009 episode to attempt to break the record for further distance travelled from a wallflip.  To add to the challenge, he performed the trick over a moving car<ref name="3runnews">[http://www.3run.co.uk/news.html "3RUN News updates"]. 3run.co.uk</ref>.  He was successful, and now holds the record with a distance of 3 metres 4 centimetres<ref>[http://www.3run.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?p=237108#p237108 "3RUN Forums • View topic - Chase on Sky 1 this Sunday 6pm"]. 3run.co.uk</ref>.
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*'''Odd One In''' (2010)
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*:Chase featured as one of the line-up in a segment of the ITV1 show where the panel (including Jason Manford and Peter Andre) tried to guess which of the four were going to perform a [[wallflip]].  One of the two teams guessed correctly.<ref>[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQGTCwnd_w0 "YouTube - odd one in - Chase Armitage Wallflip"]. ''youtube.com''. Retrieved 2010-08-23.</ref>
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*'''Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I''' (2010, filming)
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*:Chase and fellow [[3RUN]] member [[Adam Brashaw]] are set to play the parts of Snatchers<ref name="3runnews" /> in the first part of the final Harry Potter movie in the film which is due to be released in 2010<ref name="imdb" />.
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==Media==
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:''See also: http://www.streetstunts.net/3run/videos/videos.php?aid=1''
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyyVXp3LOdc Brothers' Journey]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjQxIRWZu0c Evolution]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIqSyeXqxmU Vision]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9qXY85G9oE Dreams]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nL_HvozJiQw Free Inspiration]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W52wUwk5P7o 2009 Showreel]
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{{DEFAULTSORT:Armitage, Chase}}
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[[Category:People]]
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[[Category:Free runners]]
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[[Category:3RUN team members]]
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==Notes==
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Latest revision as of 18:29, 19 November 2011

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Chase in Basingstoke

Chase Armitage (born August 2, 1985[1]) from Basingstoke, UK is a member and founder of the 3RUN team. He is well-known in the free running community after appearing in many popular videos, such as Brother's Journey and Evolution.

He started free running at the age of 15[2]. Besides free running, Chase is also interested in film making and editing, with many of his more recent projects involving large amounts of editing[3].

[edit] Film/TV appearances

  • Parkour Journeys (2006)
    Chase featured in the Parkour Journeys DVD documentary, in a section called 'Chase Armitage On Parkour' which featured an interview with him[4].
  • David Guetta vs. The Egg (music video, 2007)
    Along with Daniel Ilabaca and other 3RUN team members, Chase performed several free running tricks around Elephant & Castle in the music video for the song David Guetta vs The Egg - Love Don't Let Me Go Walking Away[5].
  • The Bill (2008)
    In an episode of The Bill, Chase worked as a stunt double for for a criminal during a long chase scene, which involved the use of many parkour techniques[6][7]. The clip was uploaded to YouTube multiple times, but most have been taken down due to copyright infringement.
  • Harry Hill's TV Burp (2008)
    An episode of TV Burp, a show which takes a comic look at television programmes, featured a parody of the chase scene from The Bill, where Harry Hill, doubled by Chase[6][8] chased the criminal.
  • Guinness World Records: Smashed (2009)
    Chase appeared in a 2009 episode to attempt to break the record for further distance travelled from a wallflip. To add to the challenge, he performed the trick over a moving car[9]. He was successful, and now holds the record with a distance of 3 metres 4 centimetres[10].
  • Odd One In (2010)
    Chase featured as one of the line-up in a segment of the ITV1 show where the panel (including Jason Manford and Peter Andre) tried to guess which of the four were going to perform a wallflip. One of the two teams guessed correctly.[11]
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I (2010, filming)
    Chase and fellow 3RUN member Adam Brashaw are set to play the parts of Snatchers[9] in the first part of the final Harry Potter movie in the film which is due to be released in 2010[6].

[edit] Media

See also: http://www.streetstunts.net/3run/videos/videos.php?aid=1

[edit] Notes

  1. "Chase Armitage". 3run.co.uk
  2. Start of 2009 showreel - "9 years of training"
  3. "YouTube - Free Running Inspiration". Youtube.com
  4. "YouTube - Clip from 'Chase Armitage On Parkour'". Youtube.com
  5. "YouTube - David Guetta Vs. The Egg - Love Don't Let Me Go". Youtube.com
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Chase Armitage". Imdb.com
  7. "YouTube - The Bill: Interview with Chase Armitage". Youtube.com
  8. "YouTube - Chase Harry Hill Armitage". Youtube.com
  9. 9.0 9.1 "3RUN News updates". 3run.co.uk
  10. "3RUN Forums • View topic - Chase on Sky 1 this Sunday 6pm". 3run.co.uk
  11. "YouTube - odd one in - Chase Armitage Wallflip". youtube.com. Retrieved 2010-08-23.