American Parkour is the home of the parkour community. From the beginning, we have been run by traceurs, for traceurs.
This symbol was created in 2008 by APK Ambassador Paul Mederos as a symbol of the community:
"First and foremost I designed it to look like a traceur in action. The ring around the traceur symbolizes our everlasting goal of training - we always strive to be better than we were before. We are continually progressing forward and although there is no end in sight, we are always further along our path than before.
The use of 5 strokes within the circle, representing to me the 5 elements in my life that compose a physical and spiritual part of life!"
Ring = life, 5 strokes = elements (fire, water, air, earth, spirit!)"