If you haven’t heard of Damien Walters or seen a Damien Walters show reel on YouTube, prepare to be amazed and possibly horrified by some truly spectacular and death defying stunts.
Damien Walters was born April 6, 1982 in Derbyshire, England. He is a former gymnast who specializes in tumbling and trampoline. In 2003 he was part of the British team that won the World title at the World Trampoline Championships, and then the European Title in 2006. To all of these awesome gymnastic accomplishments, he also adds a passion for Parkour and Freerunning as well as martial arts.
All of this made the Damien Walters Show Reel ’06 come to the attention of internet dwellers as well as some big Hollywood agents. Because of Walters’ mad crazy Parkour skills, he makes an incredible stunt double and stunt coordinator for Hollywood films. So far he has worked as a stunt man in Hell Boy II, Ninja Assassin, Scott Pilgrim vs The World, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Captain America, and many more. He even won the Taurus World Stunt Award for best fight for his role in Ninja Assassin. He is now one of the most watched Streetrunners on YouTube, with his Damien Walters Show Reel 2011 having over 16 million hits and all of his show reels combined having over 60 million views.
In the 2011 Damien Walters Show reel featured here, you can see Damien do some amazing stunts involving moving cars, jumping off tall buildings, and crazy stunts done in the comfort of his own gym. Take a look and see how all of the crazy stunts you see in movies are made.