Jump London

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Jump London In September 2003, Channel 4 broadcasted the now famous documentary, Jump London that helped ignite the Parkour and Free Running movement in the UK. The documentary directed by Mike Christie, showed the journey of three French Free Runners, as they swapped their typical training environment for some of the most famous landmarks in London such as Royal Albert … Read More

TV Adverts and Parkour

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Awareness of Parkour is commonplace in the modern day. However, Parkour did not always enjoy the same level of exposure and awareness that it now has. Often the wider public has misunderstood Parkour to be acts such as trespassing and as mentioned in a previous article, Parkour sequences in movies played a major role in bringing legitimacy and recognition towards … Read More

The Art of Filming in Creating Engaging Content

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The Art of Filming in Creating Engaging Content It would be easy to assume that the most talented athletes in Parkour correspondingly attract the biggest following. However, the modern way in which Parkour is usually shared to audiences through social media means that, although ability is certainly a contributing factor, it is not the “be all and end all” in … Read More

Follow your passion for Parkour!

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Why there is no better time than now to follow your passion for Parkour?  The year is 1980. You have a passion for an unnamed acrobatic movement that is starting to be labelled as Parkour/Freerunning. You dream of traveling the world, inspiring others through movement. But the path to sharing that passion with the world is tricky. Finding people that … Read More

Freerun Force- Benghazi, LIBYA

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Freerun Force is a four member free-running team based in Benghazi-Libya. It was formed in 2014 by a group of friends united by the love of the sport and the desire to introduce Parkour to a country, whose a majority of it’s citizens are unaware of it’s existence. A few months after the team was formed, a war broke out … Read More

Divyansh Saxena- INDIA

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Hi my name is Divyansh Saxena. I am a 21 year old, young professional parkour/freerunning athlete from India. My hometown is Rampur UP. I have been training for 7 years now. When I was a kid I used to play cricket and do some dance moves and I didn’t even know about parkour, but when I first saw some traceurs … Read More

Joe Zgheib- Beirut, Lebanon

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Hi, I’m Jo Zgheib. I was born in Lebanon in 1989. Growing up, I did wushu Kung Fu and was so inspired and affected by the legendary Jackie Chan that I started imitating his stunt moves. Then I started to see Parkour in the movies and in videos and it took all my attention and time! Downloading tutorials and training for … Read More

WFPF wows Chicago with its performances at the Chicago Marathon!

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WFPF sent two teams out to Chicago this fall to perform for the Chicago Marathon crowd!!   As thousands of participants in the marathon came to register and check out the latest in sports, shoes, apparel, and anything “marathon” related, they got a big treat when they got to see “running” at a higher level!  Freerunning!  “Integrated Obstacles” shipped up … Read More

WFPF Parkour Pro-Am Championship- Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas- April 1-3, 2016

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WFPF Parkour Pro-Am Championship- Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas- April 1-3, 2016 Announcing the WFPF Parkour Pro-Am- Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay in cooperation with the All Star Games, USA Parkour, USA Sports Productions, and sponsored by Know Obstacles, Adventure Combat Ops Las Vegas, HKPK Las Vegas, DGS-Deary Gymnastics Supply. SPECTATORS SPECTATOR TICKETS HERE : https://theallstargames.com/wfpf-tickets/ (scroll down to see competition schedule) … Read More