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New York Post

Parkour the baby goat spends her days sheep-jumping
New York Post
Meet Parkour the climbing-obsessed baby goat, who has taken to scaling sheep to get her adventure fix. The 2-month-old Nubian goat spends her afternoons climbing on the backs of her farm's babydoll sheep and daringly hopping from one farm-mate to ...


Palm Beach Post

NEW: Delray man remains hospitalized after being burned in West Palm Parkour incident
Palm Beach Post
But it was a Parkour-related incident in downtown West Palm Beach that now has David fighting for his life. The 20-year-old Delray Beach man was severely burned the night of Aug. 1 when he accidentally touched a live, overhead power line as he and two ...


Palm Beach Post

LATEST: Man shocked by power line first Parkour injury reported to West Palm police
Palm Beach Post
A man shocked by a power line late Wednesday, apparently while jumping between the rooftops of downtown buildings, is the first significant injury from Parkour reported in West Palm Beach, city police said Friday. Parkour is a military-type exercise in ...
Man shocked while attempting parkour in downtown West Palm BeachWPTV.com

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The Guardian

Monday's best photos: flying pigs and parkour
The Guardian
Monday's best photos: flying pigs and parkour. Rina Begum holds a photograph of her son Riazul Islam, an alleged drug dealer who was killed by police in Tongi township Photograph: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters ...


Reuters

Egyptian women challenge social norms by practicing Parkour
Reuters
CAIRO (Reuters) - A group of Egyptian women gather at an abandoned park in a Cairo suburb once a week, climbing walls and jumping around in the strenuous physical discipline known as Parkour, while also challenging the country's conservative social ...

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Las Cruces Sun-News

With parkour, the whole world is your playground
Las Cruces Sun-News
Parkour is filled with contradictions, combining the discipline of martial arts with the carefree play of childhood. ?The easiest way to describe it is running, jumping and climbing, the three most fundamental ways of moving,? said Adrian Ruiz of Las ...


Concord Monitor

'Parkour' problem reaches new heights in Franklin, according to police
Concord Monitor
Leaping between rooftops is the latest trend in New Hampshire's smallest city. Police say a group of young adults have been using the roofs of Franklin businesses to practice ?parkour? ? a sport that involves running, climbing and jumping through an ...


Voice of America

Egyptian Women Hope to Form Country's First Parkour Team
Voice of America
The sport of parkour started in France in the 1980s. Its name comes from the French word 'parcours' (course or route). It involves moving through a city setting as fast as possible by running, climbing and jumping over, around or under any barrier in a ...


New York Post

Egyptian women take to Parkour to challenge social norms
New York Post
CAIRO ? Once a week, a group of Egyptian women gathers at an abandoned park in a Cairo, to climb walls and jump around in the strenuous physical discipline known as Parkour, while also challenging the country's conservative social norms. Founded in ...
Egyptian women challenge social norms with ParkourReuters
Photos: Egyptian women challenge social norms by practising ParkourHindustan Times

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WCVB Boston

New Hampshire Police Crack Down on Aspiring Parkour Athletes
NECN
Police in New Hampshire are cracking down on a group of people who they say are practicing parkour on city buildings. The Concord Monitor reports a Franklin resident called police Thursday night about a group of people climbing down his fire escape.
New Hampshire Police Plan to Crack Down on ParkourU.S. News & World Report

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