Freerunners perform backflips at 10 Downing Street

October 7, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

This is the moment freerunner pulls off an incredible backflip inside – 10 Downing Street.

Freerunners perform backflips at 10 Downing Street

Talented Chima Akenzua, 21, had free reign to perform his daring moves around the famous property while David Cameron prepared for the Conservative Party Conference.

He was joined by fellow freerunner Karol Michta, 17, with the dynamic duo diving over tables and flipping themselves off doors in an incredible display of athleticism.

It was all part of the somewhereto_ campaign set up to encourage 16-25 year-olds to indulge in their creative passions.

Chima, from North London, said: ”The whole objective of freerunning is to make use of everyday architecture.

”We’re constantly looking for new places to unleash our skills and it was great to get a unique opportunity to use Downing Street.

This is the moment freerunner pulls off an incredible backflip inside – 10 Downing Street.

Freerunners perform backflips at 10 Downing Street

”I’m really happy with what I achieved.”

Also at Downing Street were boxers Wesley Washington and Ryan Hutchings, who took part in an energetic sparring session in the Pillared State Drawing Room

Meanwhile Bridget Minamore, 19, Deanna Rodger, 22, Sean Mahoney, 23 and Ayesha Badat, 17, used the famous home for public speaking.

Prime Minister David Cameron said: ”somerwhereto_ is a fantastic initiative to help young people find the space they need to develop their passions.

”If Ten Downing Street can open its doors to something as adventurous as free running I hope it will inspire other people to see what their building could be used for.”

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