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parkour

An activity in which participants navigate obstacles (typically the elements of an urban environment, such as railings, stairs, rooftops, etc.) and the spaces between them by jumping, climbing, vaulting, etc., often in a smooth continuous motion intended to highlight agility and freedom of movement. Parkour originated in France, and its name comes from the French term parcours, a shortening of parcours du combattant, meaning "obstacle course." I'm worried the kids are going to break their necks trying to do parkour on the playground.
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Parkour was incorporated as an official FIG discipline last December despite a protest campaign that used the hashtag #WeAreNotGymnastics.
Posteriormente, se paso al espacio percibido teniendo en cuenta que es la relacion que se tiene con la infraestructura de la ciudad y las maneras de usarla, a partir de los recorridos realizados, que corresponden a lo urbano y encuentran cierta sensibilidad por la morfologia de los lugares, recorriendolos en gran parte desde la manera vivencial en la experiencia empirica del Parkour, dado que se practica el espacio al percibir su composicion, su esencia, sus formas y sus usos en la cotidianidad.
He added: "I started the parkour when I was 16 because I saw it as a challenge and to better myself.
"If the investigation concludes that the pier remains were further damaged because of Han's parkour exercise, we will prosecute him for violating the Cultural Heritage Preservation Act," added Lin.
"Through the practice of parkour, kids develop a true belief in themselves and their abilities.
The short film saw Robbie, together with parkour pal Johnstone Macpherson-Stewart, race the bikers from Edinburgh Castle to the top of Arthur's Seat, while performing mind-blowing flips and jumps.
Parkour is the non-competitive physical discipline of training to move freely over and through any terrain using only the abilities of the body.
Entertainment includes displays by Rockwood Pony Club and the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service Band (Yorkshire's premier military-style band), a children's fancy dress competition, Pedal Power vs Parkour (high-octane excitement from a trial rider and parkour athlete) and fancy dress pooch parade.
"The person who called us described it as parkour freerunning.
Both young men have trained for years to become Gaza's leading practitioners of parkour. Parkour involves traversing and scaling obstacles and ...
All my suggested options were met with a stony silence but then courteous of a friend's recommendation I actually managed some eye contact with the mention of Parkour.
Myla and Peter locate Randall who is hunting for the jewels while acquiring parkour skills.
The family of Nye Frankie Newman, 17, hope they and members of his parkour group can spread them in 100 countries.
It was a huge part of it to get in shape and to understand the parkour elements of the game.
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