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The Straits Times

Parkour Singapore leaps forward with Asian championships
The Straits Times
A small group of parkour enthusiasts have taken their love for the sport to a higher level. This year's Lion City Gathering (LCG), an annual parkour meeting organised by Parkour Singapore which first began in 2015, will double as the first Asian ...


Parkour athletes worldwide gather in Singapore for Asian Parkour Championships
The Straits Times
SINGAPORE - A small group of young boys began doing parkour - running, vaulting and climbing over urban obstacles - in Singapore in 2004. The extreme sport has since then gained momentum as a movement. This year's Lion City Gathering (LCG), ...


CGTN (press release)

Young Chinese people parkour in ancient buildings
CGTN (press release)
If you were a fan of the French action film "District 13" or of the video game series "Assassin's Creed," you must be stunned by the dazzling moves of those protagonists. They can easily climb up high walls and jump between roofs, leaving the furious ...


Herald-Whig

LIFE STORIES: Video game inspires parkour coach's journey
Herald-Whig
The 27-year-old Payson native recently moved back after a stint in Colorado during which he coached at a parkour gym. Parkour is the sport of moving along a given route, through various obstacles, in the quickest and most efficient manner possible.


WFLA

Parkour
WFLA
Shinobi School is a premiere ninja academy for: Parkour, Circus & Aerial Arts, Movement, Choreography, Entertainment, and American Ninja Warrior training in the Tampa Bay Area. At Shinobi School we firmly believe that athletic skill, combined with ...


Variety

'Dying Light 2' Bigger, Scarier, More Parkour Than First
Variety
In 2015, ?Dying Light? became a surprise critical and commercial hit. Its developers think they can do even better in the sequel. Announced on Sunday, ?Dying Light 2? will continue in the same universe, 15 years after the events of the first ...

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The National

Enter the thrilling and daring world of parkour
The National
You have probably seen parkour (from the French ?parcours? meaning ?course? or ?route?) even if you didn't explicitly know what it was. It also goes by its more familiar name ?free-running? and was devised in France during the 1980s when traditional ...


Rotorua people can bring out inner child with parkour sessions
New Zealand Herald
The inner kid in locals can be revealed while building functional strength through parkour sessions. Dylan Jackson, facilitator of Parkour Rotorua, says he wanted to start up these sessions because Rotorua did not really have anything available for ...


Xinhua

Young Syrians revive life in old Aleppo's ruins with electrifying Parkour performance
Xinhua
A young Syrian Parkour performer did a back flip from a damaged building in the war-torn Aleppo city in northern Syria on June 8, 2018. Seven young Syrian men formed in 2014 a Parkour team to bring joy and excitement to local residents to release their ...


The Hindu

Combining parkour and contemporary dance
The Hindu
?Parkour borrows elements from other principles, be it gymnastics or martial arts, and then it gets distilled into what we know as Parkour,? says Prabu Mani who started Parkour Circle three years ago along with Baskaran Subramani, Varsha Venugopal, ...