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Don’t Try This At Home: Crazy Russian Freerunners Risk Life and Limb.

Don't Try This At Home: Crazy Russian Freerunners Risk Life and Limb.
If you suffer from a fear of heights, I strongly advise you to stop reading this post, as it’s not for you. Go and have a cup of tea or a warm bath instead. If you’re still with me then check out the heart-stopping video below, which shows a crazy Russian teen risking life and limb, all in the name of a good parkour edit. The video, which has been titled “Crazy Guy”, shows the teen leaping... 

PK Training in the Winter.

PK Training in the Winter.
Now that the winter months have drawn in, conventional freerunning is becoming less and less attractive. No one likes running, leaping and jumping in the rain and wet surfaces don’t provide a great place to land safely. It’s for this reason that Love Extreme Sports’ resident Parkour expert, Toby Walters, has devised a series of exercises that can be used for overall PK conditioning, but can be... 

Will Sutton Takes First Place at Red Bull Art of Motion 2011.

Will Sutton Takes First Place at Red Bull Art of Motion 2011.
With freerunning storming the world, competitions have arisen for the best traceurs to compete in order to claim title of ‘world’s best freerunner’. Red Bull are of no strangers to extreme sports; for the last 3 years the soft drinks super brand has run the Art of Motion competition, in which the elite of the parkour / freerunning world compete. Each year around 16 athletes are flown out to take... 

Parkour and Free Running – Where to Train in Sussex!

Parkour and Free Running - Where to Train in Sussex!
For anyone who is serious about Parkour, the choice of where to train is as crucial as the training itself. The right combination of open space, challenging obstacles and graded structure is essential. Seeking out the best spots can be difficult, especially as most town’s like to keep them on the down low, to avoid an influx of freerunning youth. Within the community, parts of Sussex are already... 

Was Freerunning Born in England?

Was Freerunning Born in England?
Parkour (or PK) is the art of movement. Practitioners are known as traceurs and their objective is to try to get from point A to point B in the most efficient way possible. This is achieved by running, jumping, rolling, vaulting and climbing the different obstacles that are encountered along the way. The popularity of the sport in the U.K. is growing year-on-year, with a new generation of devotees... 

Free Run the show at the Edinburgh Festival!

Free Run the show at the Edinburgh Festival!
Free Running has hit the Edinburgh Fringe! Free Run the show will be storming the stage at Udderbelly’s Pasture today as part of Europe’s biggest festival of arts and culture. The show promises to be one of the most dynamic and exciting events of the festival. The Edinburgh Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe are famous the world-over for bringing together the cream of performing talent,... 

Malik Diouf and Charles Perriere to appear at U.K. Festival

Mega stars of Parkour, Malik Diouf and Charles Perriere, will be appearing at the Out There Festival in Great Yarmouth this weekend. The Festival is the U.K.’s biggest free celebration of street arts. Although primarily an arts event, Out There caters to many different talents and tastes. It is a Synergy event, which means it is intended to optimise the opportunities presented by the the 2012... 
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