Call Me Stormy

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Give This Man A Job

After toiling for five years serving coffee and grilled cheese sandwiches on film sets in Canada, Derek Barnes decided he needed to redefine himself, and so he undertook the rigors of training for a new assignment as a stunt double.  “Half a year of training-my-ass-off later, I was ready to begin. Rather than waiting to land enough professional gigs to fill my demo reel, I decided to be proactive. With the help of some great friends, I put this video together to showcase my new skills and hopefully entertain a few people. ”

Take a look at the tumbles, dismounts and fast-paced “assassin” stunts from his demo, which he’s posted on YouTube. If he can’t land a job in the movies after taking this abuse, what’s to stop him from becoming the next Energizer Bunny? H/T American Digest

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