ABOUT + HISTORY
Revolution Parkour (RVPK) Gresham is dedicated to teaching parkour. While demonstrating respect and knowledge the RVPK instructor’s balance the teaching of proper parkour technique along with its philosophy and purpose, with training the physical condition comprised of strength, range of motion, aerobic endurance, bone density, joint alignment, and structural efficiency. Whether learning, training, or performing, parkour is first and foremost always safe, and keeping our students injury free through proper training and instruction is our number one priority.
RVPK was started in Beaverton in 2008 as one of the largest and longest established parkour gyms in the United States. In 2014 Revolution Parkour Gresham was started by Matt Antis & Ryland Lanagan as a parkour academy that also provided the instructors and equipment for freerunning instruction.
Ryland Lanagan - Manager & Owner
Born and raised in Portland, Ryland has been adventurous and athletic as far back as he can remember. He played many team sports growing up, but found other activities to be more fun: martial arts, tumbling, footbag, etc--sports where you move and improve reflexes and flexibility. Ryland moved back home after finishing his Army enlistment, along with his wife and oldest son Ryland II (R2). He was quickly becoming overweight and inactive. He pursued getting back in shape at a standard weights/cardio gym. The bigger the muscles got, the less he could move and the more joint pain he had. And he was bored. But then...Adam Dunlap started Revolution Parkour in 2008. At 30 years old, Ryland rediscovered a passion for moving. One of Dunlap's first students, he wants Parkour to be his Legacy for his sons, his students, and everyone. He says having a foundation of Parkour will improve athletic performance in any sport. Ryland is the lucky husband of wife Lily, and has two sons, Ryland II and Donovan.