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Right now, there is no denying that parkour is a male dominated sport. This is changing, as more and more girls see that it’s okay to go train with guys. These  traceuses have risen to the top of the growing wave of girl parkour.
Luci “Steel” Romberg -
Luci Romberg is probably the most famous traceuse out there right now. She’s a member of Team Tempest, and was therefore a part of their famous gym video; she’s been on American Ninja Warrior (where she earned the nickname “steel”) and the Red Bull Art of Motion several times; and she works as a stunt double.
She was the first “good” traceuse I discovered, and her oldest video is years ahead, skill-wise, of every other girl video at that time. I wouldn't call her the David Belle of girl parkour, but she’s close.
Erica Nicole Madrid -
Erica is an interesting character. She began her movement quest at the age of two (2!) when she started gymnastics. She kept up with that for 15 years, winning regional, state, and national meets. She then started taking up skateboarding, another male-dominated sport. Two years later, it was through a random encounter in a park with some guys from Apex Movement that she found parkour. She’s the first person – male or female – to perform an inward flyaway laché, which she decided to name after herself: the Madrid. Her parts in the Apex Movement 2012 bail reel are side-splitting hilarious. Erica also runs a fitness blog at strongisthenewsexy.com
Of everyone on this list, Tamila is the one I’m most excited about. Unlike virtually everyone else, she doesn't have a background in elite gymnastics. Instead, she climbed trees and rode horses. This background comes through strongly in her style of movement, which I personally think is the best example of genuine parkour I’ve ever seen in a female. It seems like she just gets the quick-efficient-motion part of parkour better then any of the other girls on this list. The way she strings together the parkour moves just looks right. She’s not doing the moves because that’s what she’s seen, she’s doing them because she understands that they really are the most efficient way to move.
I think that Tamila is the one of the first of the next generation of traceuses. If I was an ordinary, non-gymnast girl, I would be so much more inspired by Tam than someone like Luci or Erica. Don’t get me wrong, those two are amazing athletes, but with their background, they better be. For guys, it’s the difference between trying to be like the highly-trained Damien Walters and trying to be like the founding members of 3Run, who were just average guys who decided to become urban ninjas.
I’m very much looking forward to seeing more from Tamila Benabdallah.
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