Johnny ‘Sticky’ Budden has enjoyed running and jumping all of his life which began in 1987, ever since both his eyes fitted in a single eye hole on his first spiderman mask.
In terms of a Professional resume, at school he reached county level at 3 different sports, It was then he made the decision to follow his heart. Five years on, the efforts of him and his close friends have been an integral part in bringing the art of Parkour into the global consciousness. Since starting in 2001, he has constantly worked alongside companies, businesses and movie production teams from a wide range of fields to promote, perform, teach and demonstrate this dynamic, vibrant art in a positive and safety-conscious light (shop here).
He has worked with Oscar award winning movie director Anthony Minghella, provided lots of consultancy, choreography and stunt services, worked with a host of renowned performance choreographers such as Gary Lloyd, Kim Gavin and Gavin Walker along with stunt coordinators from the film World such as Julian Spencer, Marc Cass, Steve Dent, Tom Lucy and Gary Powell.
He has also carried out high-profile projects with a number of the world's most innovative companies/organisations, including commercials for the likes of Swatch watches, Mercedes Benz, Adidas performance clothing, Hewlett Packard, Land Rover, Boost Mobile, Vodafone, Nokia phones and Speedstick\Colgate. He has have recently been teaching the Royal Marine Commando's and the Metropolitan Police force as well as Jack Osbourne and Jude Law.
Various photos including: Training group sessions, Friday Night Project stunt doubling, The Daily Mail, Zoo magazine, Cosmopolitan, Men’s Health, Nokia International advertising campaign, Kevin Zacher, various shoots from world by the world’s leading photographers.
He is sponsored by a couple of popular big brands for different things and has been featured regularly on television for a numerous amount of channels such as, BBC, Sky sports, MTV, Spike TV, ITV, extreme sports channel, channel four, and the National Geographic Channel.