Death Defying Parkour Athlete: NYC Traceur With a Heart Condition Pushes Himself in High-Intensity Sport by Kimberly Avalos
While battling a heart condition that needs to be regulated every day for the rest of his life, John Dizon still pursues the high-intensity, obstacle-passing sport that is Parkour. He hopes to show people that anybody can do it, despite their limitations.
Parkour coach John Dizon continues to practice parkour despite his life-altering heart condition. Too much physical activity could threaten his health, but John still trains and teaches children parkour. The sport has given him a sense of belonging he hasn’t found with anything else.