Action Design Professional 

with a penchant for Adventure and a passion for Fitness






Black Sails 

Currently in Cape Town on the Starz original series, Black Sails 

 Tour de Force // Beginnings 

 An UpperCloud Media production,

 Tour de force is about a community of passionate and committed individuals who aspire to inspire through movement, wellness and creativity. 

 Chappie Trailer

The much anticipated trailer for Niell Blompkamp's next sci-fi action adventure has just released. It was an amazing experience getting to stunt double on this project, it's going to be a great film.   

Golden Summer Days

Some of my favorite memories from South Africa are the easy days spent with friends on the beaches of Cape Town, just doing what we love.   

Vype Campaign 2014 

A recent campaign for VYPE, shot in Cape Town South Africa. Created by Iris Worldwide, directed by Lionel Mougin through PointBlank Productions. Currently flighting in Europe

Dark Prophet Series 

 Really excited to be a part of this amazing Transmedia project, created by Evette Vargas and starring Chase Fein. A Digital Reign production. Watch, like, share and follow Dark Prophet on Dailymotion. Catch 11 short episodes HERE

And follow along on Facebook and Twitter for breaking news and updates!

Precision Trailer 

Choreographed, coordinated and performed Parkour for this awesome concept trailer. The feature film project is currently in development.  

Vital Energy - Fuel

Another great spot I did with the Joebono team in upstate New York a while ago. Check them out at  

New Fight & Flight Showreel

Stunt Doubling on "Chappie"

Just wrapped on "Chappie" the sci-fi action feature directed by Niell Blomkamp, starring Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver and Sharlto Copley. Coming in 2015 

The Walking Tedd Series

The Walking Tedd is ALIVE... catch me as Gavin in this quirky fresh original online comedy series about a Zombie teddy bear that may have you rethinking your favorite childhood stuffed animal...

 On NBC's Today Show

Catch me on the Today show with Tempest as we rock the house and teach Joelle Garguilo a little freerunning...

Stunt Doubling on "Kite"

Currently shooting on the anime-adaption action feature "KITE" starring Samuel L Jackson, India Eisley and Callan McAuliffe. Directed by noted South African director Ralph Ziman. Check out  KITE on IMDB   Releasing 2014

 Marriot Hotels commercial

Catch me in the new commercial spot for Marriot Burbank airport hotel, bringing a lick of parkour fun to the party

Coordinating stunts on the Hozon concept Trailer

Catch the action packed trailer for Dallas King's upcoming zombie flick HOZON. I had an awesome time working with the crew at Red Rabbit pictures coordinating stunts and fight choreography for the project.

Worx SD "spec ops" ad spot

The Positec Special Ops commercial features parkour and spy games in a Mr & Mrs Smith themed home improvement spot that showcases the versatility and downright sexiness of this nifty little tool.

Performing in the new Owl City music video

Catch DeVille Vannik and fellow Tempest coach Michael "Frosti" Zernow in the new music video for Owl City's "Shooting Star" featuring parkour in the streets and on the rooftops of LA. The video has hit nearly 2 million views within its first 7 days of going up! 

 Vital Energy Action Comic!

Another great JoeBono production! An action comic parkour chase through the city, Starring DeVille Vannik and Charles Moreland


Charity:Water Campaign 2012

This year I am pledging my birthday to a very special cause. The September campaign is a large-scale initiative to tackle the water crises in Rwanda, a country where 3 million people are still living without access to clean water. Charity:water is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. I'm ready to help make a difference, are you? follow the link below to see how you can help  

ViewSPORT Apparel

A fast-paced action spot from the guru's at Joe Bono productions. Introducing viewSport athletic apparel with sweat activated technology that transforms perspiration into personal motivation.

Find out more at

High-Flying Parkour on the Casio G'zOne commercial

Catch me in this adrenaline-pumping new commercial spot for Casio's G'Zone mobile phone... try to keep up as Tempest owns the streets and rooftops of LA!

"WITHIN" Trailer

Watch the trailer for Alex Lane's WITHIN, a 20-minute action drama with a fantasy element and an uplifting twist. Featuring fight choreography by the Nxt Lvl action design team. Find out more at the link below. Premiering June 26th 2012 in Los Angeles

Black Lapel Brotherhood

New York based custom clothiers, Black Lapel, recently chatted to me about life as a ninja. Here's what I had to say...

Tempest REPRESENT viral video

Privileged to have been a part of this amazing shout-out video to the Global parkour and freerunning community. In admiration and appreciation of movers and shakers all over the world... this one's for you.

Benjo Arwas shoot

Featured on the website of Italian Vogue, images from an amazing conceptual shoot with extraordinary Beverley Hills based photographer Benjo Arwas 

"Too Close" -Fine art by Benjo Arwas

Video Link

 ConocoPhillips 76 commercial

Catch me performing some ridiculous motocross and repelling stunts in this exciting new 76 ad spot called 'Warrior within" 



After an insane weekend of crazy filming, stunts and explosions until the buttcrack of dawn... it's done. Descent is in the can and headed for post-production. We'll keep the updates coming as well as releasing a few select production stills to give you a glimpse of what's to come... 

Black Lapel goes live!

NYC-based Black Lapel are cutting edge custom clothiers, with fresh and innovative thinking they deliver not only a superb personalized style and fit but also the professionalism and customer service to match  - be the designer of your own luxury suits and shirts. Be inspired.                              

Catch me soon in Alex Lane's "Within"

Within is a visually compelling and emotionally raw roller coaster ride through the life and mind of Robert Barren, a man on the verge of ending it all... 

Inspired by an Edgar Allen Poe piece, the story examines some of the hard issues we face throughout our lives and the tough questions that we come to ask ourselves along the way.

The director's message is one of hope and second chances, no matter how difficult things may get.

Check out our latest project entitled "Young Blood" - This is what happens when you throw stuntmen,freerunners and martial artists into the mix... 

LA Fashion week for S&G

Runway show for S&G clothing: 2012 Spring/Summer collection, Los Angeles

Sure:Men The great outdoors

Commercial spots for Sky Sports UK, filmed on location in the Cederberg Mountains outside Cape Town [April 2011]


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