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Weekly Video Showcase 70: Girls, Girls, and More Girls

At this point, the myth that parkour is only for boys has been well and truly revoked. Let’s put another nail in that particular idea’s coffin, shall we?

Fizzle- Little Pieces

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On Santorini 2012

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Undoubtedly the most-hyped freerunning event of the year, the Red Bull Art of Motion competition on the Greek island of Santorini showcased an amazing variety of talent from all around the globe. Twenty-one traceurs and traceuses descended upon the Santorini rooftops for several days of training, culminating in the actual two hour long event.

Note: From now on there will be spoilers. If you haven’t seen the event yet, go watch it here. It’s worth the run time. Continue Reading →

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VIVOBAREFOOT Neo Review

Vivobarefoot Neos

My first sighting of the VIVOBAREFOOT Neo shoes was on the feet of Erica Madrid of Apex Movement. They looked cool, and hey – if Apex Movement wears them, they must be decent shoes, right? I looked up the Neos and after seeing the price, wrote them off. $110 for a pair of shoes whose purpose is to feel like they’re not even there? No thanks.

But is there something about the Neos that makes them worth the price? Now that I’ve trained in them, I can give you the answer.
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Traceuses You Must Know

Right now, there is no denying that parkour is a male dominated sport. This is changing, as more and more girls see that it’s okay to go train with guys. These 7 traceuses have risen to the top of the growing wave of girl parkour.

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Traceurs You Must Know

Who's who? The parkour world is filled with massively skilled traceurs – so much so, in fact, that it can sometimes be difficult to tell one from the other. There are hundreds, probably thousands of people out there who could be on a list of world-class traceurs. Figuring out who’s who in the parkour community used to be something you would have to do by spending massive amounts of time watching videos. Or, you could have a friend sit down and talk you through all of them.

Today, I am that friend. This is a shortlist of the world’s most skilled and influential traceurs. Continue Reading →

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Weekly Video Showcase 26: Vikings, Apex, and Bollywood

Viking tricking. WHY doesn’t this have millions of views?

 

Truly epic. I’m excited to see Americans starting to reach the skill levels of their brothers across the pond (*cough*3Run*cough*) Continue Reading →

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