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Ryan Doyle Freerunning in India – PK Meets Bollywood

Ryan Doyle Freerunning in India - PK Meets Bollywood
***Watch the video below*** It comes as no surprise that PK legend, Ryan Doyle, has an appreciation for the geometry of the Taj Mahal, after all, Parkour is all about mankind’s relationship with the dynamics of physical space. The world famous white marble mausoleum was constructed in the seventeenth century in memory of a Mughal Emperor’s wife. It was built with a degree of accuracy that still... 

Olympic Futures – New Sports For The World

Olympic Futures - New Sports For The World
London 2012 is drawing to a spectacular conclusion. Now the world can get on with looking forward to Rio 2016 and the mega-fiesta that will await the human race when the world’s largest sporting event touches down in South America for the first time. Already debate has begun as to which sports should be added to the Olympic roster to ensure the format remains fresh and engaging. The inclusion of... 

Sponsored Video: Ryan Doyle Free Runs Through History

Sponsored Video: Ryan Doyle Free Runs Through History
Liverpool-based PK phenomenon, Ryan Doyle, must have thought that all his birthdays had come at once when Red Bull got in touch to say they wanted to send him on an all-expenses-paid freerunning tour of some of world’s most iconic cultural locations. The epic adventure was orchestrated in the name of Red Bull’s latest movie endeavour – “Parkour Around the Globe”, a feast of freerunning... 

Tom Hardy Takes Up Freerunning

Tom Hardy Takes Up Freerunning
Star of the Dark Knight Rises, Tom Hardy, has taken up free running in preparation for his role in the upcoming fourth installment of the Mad Max films. According to reports in the U.K. national press, the 34-year-old actor from Hammersmith, London, was instructed to take up the sport by the director of his latest movie, George Miller, who thought it would prove useful for the action sequences. - Tom... 

King Louis, the Ultimate Traceur

King Louis, the Ultimate Traceur
A study conducted by the University of Roehampton has utilised the services of a group of free runners in order to make its conclusions. The investigation, which concluded earlier this month, attempted to address the question of what is the best means of travelling through the jungle. The scientists behind the research hoped that their findings would provide vital information to assist with the conservation... 

Ryan Doyle Freeruns Machu Picchu

Ryan Doyle Freeruns Machu Picchu
When Red Bull told Ryan Doyle that they’d be sending him around the world to freerun at some of the planet’s most iconic cultural locations, he probably had to pinch himself to make sure he wasn’t dreaming. So far the talented traceur has been let loose of Rome’s historic Colosseum, home of the legendary gladiators, as well as being unleashed on the famous beaches of Rio de Janeiro, training... 

Video – Free Running at the Colosseum.

Video - Free Running at the Colosseum.
Watch teaser video below Free runner extraordinaire, Ryan Doyle, will be touring the world in order to take his PK skills to some of the most iconic cultural locations on the face of the planet. Under the watchful eye of Red Bull, the 27-year-old traceur and martial arts fan from Liverpool will be putting together a series of edits entitled “Free Running The Wonders of the World”. Ryan’s first... 

Video – Jungle Gym Parkour From Crazy Russian.

Video -  Jungle Gym Parkour From Crazy Russian.
What is it about Russian traceurs that seems to make them so flippin’ good? Maybe Putin’s putting something in the water to breed a generation of super tough, uber talented athletes or may be all that Cold War deprivation made the Russians evolve differently. Either way, increasingly the very best parkour and freerunning edits are coming from the wild east of Europe. Take for example the beast... 

Swag Freerun and Nokia Join Forces.

Swag Freerun and Nokia Join Forces.
British Freerunning team, Swag Freerun, has teamed up with Nokia to bring their fans and followers the next installment of parkour fuelled madness. The group of five traceurs were asked by the communications giant to test out the filming capabilities of their new Lumia 800 phone. The final product was a minute-long video edit showcasing the guys in action, performing their acrobatic stunts at various... 

King of the Swingers: Freerunners Go Ape for Science.

King of the Swingers: Freerunners Go Ape for Science.
A group of freerunners are set to advance scientific understanding by monkeying around on camera. The team of traceurs has been hired by the University of Birmingham to help academics study the behaviour and movements of orangutans in their diminishing natural environment. The PK athletes will be asked to undertake a specially constructed assault course, designed to encourage the replication of orangutan-like... 
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