|Born||April 6, 1982|
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Damien Gareth Walters (born April 6, 1982), from Derby, United Kingdom is a professional stuntman, gymnastics coach and free runner. Before retiring from his career as a gymnast (specialising in tumbling) in 2007, he represented Great Britain in several championships. At his peak he was ranked 4th in the world, winning the European and world championships with his team. He remembers his first attempt at a trick being a frontflip on grass when he was 4 or 5 years old, which he failed, leading to his mother enrolling him in gymnastics. He has had over 20 years training experience, and currently trains for approximately 3-4 hours each day.
With Damien's extensive tumbling and gymnastics skills, many free running moves come naturally to him. He was first noticed in the community after releasing his 2007 showreel, which featured many
He has featured in several videos with free runner Tim "Livewire" Shieff, including the
- Hellboy II: The Golden Army  - Damien flew out to Budapest to work as a tumbling double for Luke Goss's character (Prince Nuada).
- World Freerun Championships  - Damien appeared as one of the four judges in the 2009 Barclaycard World Freerun Championships which was broadcast live on BBC Three.
- Ninja Assassin  - Damien worked as a stuntman for the Wachowski brothers' film.
- Kick-Ass  - Damien worked as the
- Scott Pilgrim vs. the World  - Stunts
- I Am Number Four  - Stunts
- The Eagle  - Stunt performer
- Blitz [2011, To be released] - Stunt double
- Damien's 2005 showreel
- Damien's 2006 showreel
- Damien's 2007 showreel
- Damien's 2009 showreel
- The Walters & Shieff Show (series)
- Damien's 2010 showreel
- Last One
- "Damien Gareth Walters". Facebook. Retrieved 2009-10-13
- Mike T. Nelson (2009-07-06). "Interview with Damien Walters: Crazy Movement!". Xtreme Human Performance.
- "2003 Trampoline World Championships". Wikipedia. Retrieved 2009-10-13
- Damien's profile page on gymnastics site. Gymnastics International Federation. Retrieved 2009-10-13
- "YouTube - damien walters showreel 07" YouTube. Retrieved 2009-10-13.
- Derbyshire News Article. This is Derbyshire. Published 2009-03-14.
- "Damien Walters wins The 2010 Taurus World Stunt Award". british-gymnastics.org. Retrieved 2011-04-21.
- The Walters and Shieff Show playlist. YouTube. Retrieved 2009-10-13.
- Honors for Damien's 2009 showreel as of 2009-08-16:
#39 - Top Rated (All Time)
#54 - Top Favourited (All Time)
- "Damien Walters (III)". IMDB. Retrieved 2009-10-13.