Jason Paul relies on parkour skills to evade angry samurai and ninjas in medieval Japan

May 13th, 2018|

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Jason Paul’s love for freerunning adventures has compelled him a become a frequent traveller to parts far and wide, but recently — with some […]

Jose Angeles melds skateboarding with parkour in 8K video shot on San Franciscan sidewalks

May 6th, 2018|

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What do you get when you mix two of the hottest extreme sports the planet has to offer? Skateboard parkour, naturally. In a video […]

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Parkour (and how Batman broke his leg)

April 17th, 2018|

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice may have been reviled by movie critics (it has a tepid 27% rating on Rotten Tomatoes), but that […]

Remembering when 81-year-old Arthur Hickenlooper shocked ‘American Ninja Warrior’ fans

April 10th, 2018|

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From five-year-old Lylah MacCall to fifty-something Jon Stewart, American Ninja Warrior has a history of embracing participants of all ages, so the Denver crowd […]

Freerunners descend world’s longest parkour course on China’s iconic Tianmen Mountain

March 28th, 2018|

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China’s famed Tianmen Mountain sports a staircase leading up to a massive opening in the rock known as Heaven’s Gate. For tourists the climb […]

Palestinian parkour: Meet the Gaza wall runners who climbed, jumped and flipped their way to freedom

March 22nd, 2018|

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Some walls are fashioned of brick and mortar, while others exist only in the mind. For Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip, the wall […]

Parkour passport: Freerunning with Jason Paul from Mumbai, India to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

March 6th, 2018|

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Jason Paul’s love affair with freerunning began in 2005 when his best friend introduced him to the sport via a parkour documentary. From that […]

La La Land: Meet the skater, BMXer and freerunner featured in “Another Day of Sun”

February 15th, 2018|

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Among the six Academy awards won by the 2016 musical La La Land was one for Best Cinematography, and perhaps no scene exemplifies the […]

“Humanzee” Leo Urban brings high-flying, Tarzan-like parkour to beloved Pyrenees woodlands

January 19th, 2018|

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Ever since Edgar Rice Burroughs novel Tarzan of the Apes was published in 1912, fans of the orphaned wild man have have aspired to […]

Parkour gets animated every which way, from Minecraft to stop motion to flipbook

January 5th, 2018|

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Buoyed by the popularity of American Ninja Warrior and various other stunting and obstacle racing shows (e.g. Wipeout, Bullseye, Spartan), parkour continues to grow […]

Jukka Dudeson, Jesse La Flair play parkour-flavored ‘Hole in the Wall’ at Tempest Freerunning Academy

November 14th, 2017|

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What happens when YouTuber Jukka Dudeson and freerunner Jesse La Flair get a hold of large sheets of styrofoam and meet at a Tempest […]

Wonder woman Jessie Graff makes obstacle-racing history on Japan’s ‘Sasuke’

October 27th, 2017|

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You would think between movie and television work as a stuntwoman, completing her fifth season on American Ninja Warrior, performing in a circus, and […]