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Asim Khan Finds A New Family

Having lost a brother and two sisters to the 2005 Kashmir earthquake, Asim Khan’s family was fragmented from a young age. While some of his family did manage to survive the catastrophe, he still grew up with a yearning for what was gone.

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Asim Khan: Kickboxer To Freerunner

Prior to his discovery of parkour, Asim was entrenched in the worlds of taekwondo and kickboxing. While, at this point, fighting is more of a hobby for Asim than a lifestyle, he values all that he has learned from it.

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What Makes Asim Khan An Everyday Hero?

Pakistan’s Asim Khan is a freerunner, teacher, fighter, and above all, a survivor. When he was only six years old, he survived the 2005 Kashmir earthquake, a natural disaster that killed over 80,000 people and left 4 million homeless. 

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What Makes Alex Levesque An Everyday Hero?

In 2007, Chicago native Alex Levesque founded Automotive Mentoring Group (AMG). The nonprofit organization recruits gang members from across the city and teaches them the skills necessary to build careers as auto mechanics.

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What Makes Daniel O’Rourke An Everyday Hero?

Dan O’Rourke is a special kind of teacher. Growing up in harsh conditions, he has a great understanding of the trials and tribulations that all people face. And he teaches his students to be impartial, to argue with respect to the other side. 

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What Makes Yecson Preciado An Everyday Hero? | Spar Boxing Classes for Teen

Yecson Preciado was born and raised in Guayaquil, a port city which serves as Ecuador’s commercial capital, but also has the highest poverty rate in the country. He was brought up by a dangerous father who regularly abused him as a child. At just ten-years-old, Yecson had enough and chose to run away to live on the dangerous streets, rather than be beaten by h

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Asim Khan Finds A New Family

Having lost a brother and two sisters to the 2005 Kashmir earthquake, Asim Khan’s family was fragmented from a young age. While some of his family did manage to survive the catastrophe, he still grew up with a yearning for what was gone.

Read More
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Asim Khan: Kickboxer To Freerunner

Prior to his discovery of parkour, Asim was entrenched in the worlds of taekwondo and kickboxing. While, at this point, fighting is more of a hobby for Asim than a lifestyle, he values all that he has learned from it.

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What Makes Asim Khan An Everyday Hero?

Pakistan’s Asim Khan is a freerunner, teacher, fighter, and above all, a survivor. When he was only six years old, he survived the 2005 Kashmir earthquake, a natural disaster that killed over 80,000 people and left 4 million homeless. 

Read More
Alex Levesque Blue

What Makes Alex Levesque An Everyday Hero?

In 2007, Chicago native Alex Levesque founded Automotive Mentoring Group (AMG). The nonprofit organization recruits gang members from across the city and teaches them the skills necessary to build careers as auto mechanics.

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What Makes Daniel O’Rourke An Everyday Hero?

Dan O’Rourke is a special kind of teacher. Growing up in harsh conditions, he has a great understanding of the trials and tribulations that all people face. And he teaches his students to be impartial, to argue with respect to the other side. 

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What Makes Yecson Preciado An Everyday Hero? | Spar Boxing Classes for Teen

Yecson Preciado was born and raised in Guayaquil, a port city which serves as Ecuador’s commercial capital, but also has the highest poverty rate in the country. He was brought up by a dangerous father who regularly abused him as a child. At just ten-years-old, Yecson had enough and chose to run away to live on the dangerous streets, rather than be beaten by h

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