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Sep 22, 2011

Stunt man in action - Don't try to do this

Damien Walters (born April 6, 1982) is a former British gymnast of Derbyshire specialising in tumbling. He participated in four Trampoline World Championships. In 2003, he was one of four members of the British team winning the World Title in the team competition. In the years 2001 and 2007 he ranked 4th with the team. Besides, he finished 5th in singles competition in 2003 and 2005. In addition he won the European Title with the British team in 2006, just after he placed 2nd in team and 8th in singles competition two years earlier. Since then he has not participated
in further tournaments and has focused on his other projects, mainly his career as a stuntman, but he also appeared in a few commercials and performed in acrobatic shows.
Walters has had the role of ''' in the films Hellboy II, Kick-Ass, Ninja Assassin and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. In 2010, he won the Taurus World Stunt Awards for "Best Fight" in the film Ninja Assassin'. He will also appear in the upcoming films Blitz, The Eagle, Colombiana and Steven Spielberg's I Am Number Four. Damien Walters also has a passion for Parkour and Freerunning where he incorporates his gymnastic skills as well as his stuntman abilities. On YouTube he is one of the most watched Freerunners with his videos having a total of over 30 million views.Currently he is running his own gym in Derbyshire and shooting films.

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