Please introduce yourself. What do you do? Why? What do you want people to know about you?
I am youssef maged i work as a professional stunt performer & a professional parkour athlete, I was always was inspired by movements and how you can discover more potentials of your body , nothing competes with how you feel mid air , how free and powerful and in control of everything around you , connect more with gravity and its flow , and having this as my lifestyle working as a stuntman in the media industry helped more into growing my potentials and taking the action world to a new level with what you can deliver through your skills and go extreme but as safe as possible.
What qualities make you different and unique from everyone else in the industry?
I think what makes me unique at what i do is that I cope and understand body movements instinctively and how you can deliver through your body language and movements the quality that makes the audience feel connected to it , to be a source of inspiration of how you can deliver your skills with great quality and professionalism, maintaining your energy to give the best anytime anywhere.
Describe THAT moment when you realized you’re doing what you were born to do.
Standing on the edge of a building getting prepared for a human-torch ( when the stuntman is set on fire ) everyone is scared and anxious of how it might go or what are the outcomes might be , but you’re only focused on one thing , how excited i am for doing this extreme stuff with such a calm mind and focus feeling the adrenaline taking over my body , it was THAT moment I truly felt that i was born for this job , it was all meant to be.
What’s been the biggest challenge you’ve had to go through and how did you grow through it?
I had many challenges but the biggest challenge i had to go through was doing a side flip from a building to another 4 meters gap with a wedding dress and a wig in a extremely cold weather my main challenge was to keep my focus and shake off any distractions keeping my mind and my goal clear , after overcoming your fears and the obstacles you grow stronger mentally and you build more confidence towards your skills and potentials and thats a moment worth living for.
Who are the TOP 3 people you’d want to meet that could elevate your career or business? Why these specific individuals?
First of all I’d like to meet the legend who inspired a lot of people and showcased his unbelievable talents allover the world the master ( Jackie Chan ) he is one of my biggest inspiration
Second I’d like to meet the man who changed the fight world in the industry in my point of view with his extreme fight skills and acting ( Scott Adkins )
Thirdly I’d love to meet and train with the legendary (Ryan Doyle ) the parkour athlete that fed me how to connect more with your body and how to use it effectively and efficiently with his artistic abilities.
Drop your social media links.
YouTube: Youssef Maged channel