In the city’s canyons
Top: Erik Mukhametshin leaps between steel joists in the New York subway. One foot wrong and it’s goodbye front teeth.
Below: The Boss (Pasha Petkuns) rests for a moment.
Juan Rosario does the Human Flag on the side of a sightseeing bus. “A lot of people just walked past as if there wasn’t something absolutely extraordinary happening,” says photographer Franke. Welcome to New York City…
Pasha Petkuns in action:
Pasha ‘The Boss’ Petkuns uses a steel joist at this subway station to gather enough momentum for a backflip
Erik Mukhametshin does a backflip as a subway train passes beneath him. Illegal? Whatever. It’s not like the cops are out to stop these parkour pros. Later, in Union Square, some officers even play along, turning on their siren as one of the guys leaps over a squad car