Tim "Livewire" Shieff


The above video is actully the second video in a new series Tim started titled "Life in a Handstand."

To learn more about Tim Shieff, like the little know fact that he's from the US, and to see some more awesome videos click read more...

 Tim is currently a member of Storm Freerun, the UK based group responsible for "Storm Freerun Vol.1." He was born in Connecticut in 1988 but moved to London when he was three years old.  

Tim is known throughout the Freerunning world for his awesome upper body strength gained from years of breakdancing, which he started when he was 14.

Tim says "I like to think I have an all round high standard but what stands out for me is my strength. In competitions and shows my flags and handstand skills have always helped me do well as they are quite unusual in the Parkour/Freerunning world."

You will also find that his video's are very well made.  Tim is "passionate about making videos for youtube" He prides himself on good quality content. 

He's also good with numbers. He was accepted to Loughborough University for Math and Physics but choose freerunning instead. He loves rubix cubes and owns 20 different kinds and can solve them all.

Recently he has competed on American Ninja Warrior and is a regular competitor at AOM. Check out Storm Freerun and his 2011 sampler if you havn't already.


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Written by Patrick Witbrod   
Thursday, 26 July 2012 09:29