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STUNTMAN: Finalist on the TV Show American Ninja Warrior

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As a Stuntperson or Acrobat, a typical day involves training early in the morning till late at night, some communication with others such email, self-promotion and looking for work. To prepare for this career, participate in gymnastics, snow boarding, trampolines, diving and free running.

Job Title: Stunt Person / Acrobat

Job Summary: Athletes and Sports Competitors

Job Description

Athletes and sports competitors participate in organized, officiated sports events to entertain spectators.

On-the-Job Training

Long-term on-the-job training

Additional Info

Some sports and localities require athletes and sports competitors to be licensed or certified to practice. For example, in drag racing, drivers need to graduate from approved schools to be licensed to compete in the various drag racing series. The governing body of the sport may revoke licenses and suspend players who do not meet the required performance, education, or training. In addition, athletes may have their licenses or certification suspended for inappropriate activity.

Certification Requirement
Recommended by Sport.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$15,000 - $170,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
20 to 30 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Irregular, Seasonal
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Outdoor, Military, Travel
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Hand-eye coordination, Problem solving skills, Strength/stamina, Teamwork

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
High school degree
Recommended majors
Recommended Majors
Physical Sciences
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<span m='15590'>strength</span> <span m='15930'>training,</span> <span m='16745'>come</span> <span m='17140'>back,</span> <span m='18290'>looking for</span> <span m='18710'>more gigs,</span> <span m='19800'>go</span> <span m='20260'>train</span> <span m='20570'>at night.</span> <span m='21120'>I also</span> <span m='21560'>do a lot of</span> <span m='21790'>free running and</span> <span m='22160'>parkour</span> <span m='23410'>and</span> <span m='24050'>stunts,</span> <span m='24280'>as</span> <span m='24670'>well,</span> <span m='24900'>at night.</span> <span m='25300'>And</span> <span m='26200'>that's</span> <span m='26390'>pretty</span> <span m='26550'>much</span> <span m='26740'>my</span> <span m='26860'>average</span> <span m='27180'>day.</span> </p><p><span m='33980'>Education-wise,</span> <span m='34490'>I mean,</span> <span m='34775'>I've</span> <span m='35060'>been</span> <span m='35790'>involved</span> <span m='36140'>in</span> <span m='36240'>gymnastics</span> <span 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m='51930'>huge</span> <span m='52335'>passion</span> <span m='52740'>of mine.</span> <span m='53240'>I just love</span> <span m='53600'>to just</span> <span m='53770'>get</span> <span m='54560'>crazy</span> <span m='54970'>and</span> <span m='55080'>push my</span> <span m='55330'>limits</span> <span m='55630'>and</span> <span m='56056'>just</span> <span m='56482'>accomplish</span> <span m='56908'>goals.</span> </p><p><span m='58190'>And</span> <span m='59590'>I</span> <span m='59670'>guess</span> <span m='60370'>one</span> <span m='60550'>thing</span> <span m='61600'>that</span> <span m='61930'>I</span> <span m='61960'>wish</span> <span m='62250'>I</span> <span m='62430'>knew</span> <span m='62920'>from the</span> <span m='63010'>very</span> <span m='63360'>beginning</span> <span m='64180'>is,</span> <span m='65360'>in my</span> <span m='65730'>line of work,</span> <span m='66010'>anyway,</span> <span m='66330'>self-promotion</span> <span m='67715'>is</span> <span 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