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A Freerunning Extravaganza

"What do you know about Rube Goldberg? This is how we do it -- Freestyle!"
posted by jason's_planet on Nov 11, 2013 - 18 comments

Mirror's Edge LARP!

Parkour, done similar to the style of the video game Mirror's Edge.
posted by Evernix on Sep 8, 2013 - 42 comments

Would this be the Nintendo 4DS?

LET'S-A GO! Super Mario Parkour (slyt) : Exactly what you think it is, plus cool augmented-reality effects.
posted by Strange Interlude on Aug 28, 2013 - 18 comments

Huh, so that's what it's like to feel like a superhero.

Amazing first-person point-of-view Parkour video filmed in Cambridge, UK.
posted by quin on Jul 5, 2013 - 49 comments

Danny MacAskill's Imaginate

Two years in the making, Scottish bike parkour rider Danny MacAskill (Previously) (Previouslier) releases his brand new riding film. Whilst previous projects have focused on locations and journeys, MacAskill's Imaginate sees Danny take a completely different approach to riding a bicycle in ridiculously implausible ways. Enter Danny's mind and enjoy. [more inside]
posted by Blasdelb on Jun 30, 2013 - 24 comments

Parkour in the Middle-East

Meet the Iranian Parkour Girls, the Gaza Parkour Team (while bombs fall) and the first Iraqi Parkour team.
posted by elgilito on May 21, 2013 - 23 comments

I'm completely capable of anything

Nico Calabria plays soccer and wrestles for Concord-Carlisle High School in Massachusetts. He summitted Mount Kilimanjaro at 13 [Vimeo] as a fundraiser to provide wheelchairs to people in Tanzania, he does some parkour, and this week he's in a race to have the "Best of the Best" video on ESPN's SportsCenter for a goal he scored in a recent game. Calabria was born with one leg and uses carbon fiber crutches when he plays; he's a starting forward on the US Amputee National Team.
posted by catlet on Sep 29, 2012 - 15 comments

YOU COULD TRIP AND FALL

PLEASE STOP RUNNING [more inside]
posted by Smart Dalek on Sep 7, 2012 - 12 comments

How to walk your dog

Puppy Parkour [SLVideo]
posted by bswinburn on Aug 13, 2012 - 22 comments

urban skiing

Urban skiing, courtesy of Finnish crew Nipwitz. Like skate videos with snow, ambient soundtrack, and a pinch of travelogue. Here is Murmanst Oblast and Sarajevo.
posted by oneirodynia on Jul 27, 2012 - 13 comments

Mastering his tabletopping skills while most kids are figuring out training wheels

You've probably already seen some impressive bicycle trials showmanship. Now it's time to see the cutest. [more inside]
posted by ardgedee on May 23, 2012 - 8 comments

anti-gravity loopkicks by LiL B

Lil B Loopkicks Camp 2011 Sampler | Brandon "Lil B" McCuien (born April 4, 1990) is a Street Tumbler from Little Rock, Arkansas. He started cheering when he was 7 and is now currently a cheerleader in Garland, Texas. In July 2010, he showed that he had taken an interest to freerunning by releasing an outdoor freerunning sampler. | Team Loopkicks is a martial arts demonstration team that promote the art of sport karate and tricking which is a combination of kicks, flips, and twists
posted by nickyskye on Mar 17, 2012 - 21 comments

Damien Walters.

Awwwwww yeah, it's that time again! Damien Walters' Showreel 2011 has been released, and while it is slightly shorter than previous years, he sure has some great new tricks up his sleeve. [more inside]
posted by lazaruslong on Nov 13, 2011 - 14 comments

People Are Awesome

People Are Awesome (2011 Vers. SLYT)
posted by growabrain on Oct 26, 2011 - 41 comments

Some sadistic jerk off session

Lexi Alexander director of the so-bad-it's-legendary Punisher: War Zone gives an in-depth interview with Paul Scheer (with Patton Oswalt) for his podcast, "How Did This Get Made?" [more inside]
posted by Potomac Avenue on Oct 7, 2011 - 47 comments

You say smile I say cheese

A year after spending some time in Edinburgh, and subsequently finding his way home across Scotland, Danny MacAskill unexpectedly finds himself in an abandoned ironworks. A zen-like state of bicycling ensues. [via kottke]
posted by schmod on Aug 16, 2011 - 59 comments

Dog Parkour

Dog Parkour. (slyt. / via)
posted by Mngo on Aug 12, 2011 - 40 comments

AZO Showreel 2010

AZO strikes again. Showreel 2010 features more jumping, juggling and WTF DID THAT GUY JUST DO??? Previously and previously.
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Dec 10, 2010 - 54 comments

Bike Parkour

Bike Parkour from Danny MacAskill
posted by the cuban on Nov 17, 2010 - 54 comments

Preparrre Yourself For (mostly) Indoor Parkour

Enter indoor parkour. Are you ready for the next step in parkour acrobatics? [more inside]
posted by fantodstic on Nov 5, 2010 - 32 comments

Barkour, and other stupid pet tricks

You've seen cat parkour, but have you seen dog parkour? How about monkey parkour? Squirrel parkour? [more inside]
posted by The Winsome Parker Lewis on Oct 21, 2010 - 20 comments

Purrkour

Catz with mad parkour skillz.
posted by gman on Sep 7, 2010 - 41 comments

Blooper reel pweez

Young Caucasian Jackie Chan wannabes jumping around like they can't afford skateboards. Their multiple compound fractures and lifelong disabilities and pain conditions (not pictured) are your two minutes of reasonable amusement. [СЛЙТ]
posted by dgaicun on Sep 5, 2010 - 89 comments

EXTREEEM LADDER ACTION

This is a single-link YouTube post pointing to a TV commercial for a sports drink. The commercial is one minute of people doing parkour stunts with stubby ladders hanging off the sides of apartment high-rises and car parks somewhere in New Zealand. It may induce vertigo in some viewers. [more inside]
posted by ardgedee on Jul 29, 2010 - 62 comments

Architecture guerilla style

My Playground is a Danish documentary film by Kaspar Astrup Schröder about movement in urban space. The film explores the way Parkour and Freerunning is changing the perception of urban space and how the space is changing the traceurs and freerunners. [more inside]
posted by Lezzles on Jun 18, 2010 - 5 comments

Fake step (on water)

"For those of us who are not Ryu Hayabusa, we'll just have to fake step on small ponds and fountains." It's the return of AZO, the video game animator that can actually do the animations in real life.
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Jun 8, 2010 - 20 comments

Existing right here and right now. You're actually not!

Out of Time: 14 minutes with Andrei Skur'yat and friends. [more inside]
posted by armage on May 25, 2010 - 4 comments

Animated Parkour

parkour motion reel — illustrated with technical pen, frame by frame. [slv]
posted by netbros on Jan 8, 2010 - 15 comments

Parkour + juggling + wushu + cigar boxes + ...

Parkour + juggling + wushu + cigar boxes + ... (SLYT) Aung Zaw-Oo's 2009 show reel.
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Dec 21, 2009 - 50 comments

Damien Walters and Livewire's Free Running Shenanigans

Damien Walters and Tim "Livewire" Shieff: Choose Your Own Adventure. (previously)

Related to (and probably a viral vid-series for) their new-ish YouTube show, The Walters & Shieff Show -- ep1, ep2, ep3, & ep4. [more inside]
posted by LordSludge on Aug 31, 2009 - 7 comments

Gymnastics + Parkour = Awesome

Damien Walters combines fantastic gymnastic ability with innovative parkour techniques. His ShowReel 2009 impressed me. He and the Derby City Gym Lads just "messing around" amazed me. But he and his incredibly talented kids horsing around made me a fan and made my day. [more inside]
posted by lazaruslong on May 25, 2009 - 48 comments

Bike Parkour

Bike Parkour. Exactly what it says on the tin.
posted by By The Grace of God on Apr 20, 2009 - 91 comments

Faith has nothing on this guy.

Real-Life Mirror's Edge. (SLYT)
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Apr 15, 2009 - 41 comments

Jump stuff

Parkour, it’s easier than you think to get started and you can keep your workout lively. Ryan Ford has a training center in Colorado , and there’s probably one right near you . Or DIY. [more inside]
posted by Smedleyman on Oct 14, 2008 - 47 comments

"They Just Called Me a Spaz"

Mark Toorock demonstrates the art of Parkour. (Wash. Post video) And there is an associated article (Wash. Post). Parkour has been discussed previously on MeFi. {BugMeNot logins for WaPo if needed.}
posted by fourcheesemac on Jan 13, 2008 - 37 comments

Cyril Raffaelli, Parkour Badass

Cyril Raffaelli is a French stuntman, parkour stud and all-around physical badass.
posted by jonson on Aug 23, 2007 - 21 comments

Gymnastics, but entertaining.

Parkour is nothing new. It has been posted about before. However, what is new is this stunning example of the gymnastics in action. Watch, enjoy.
posted by TwelveTwo on Nov 28, 2005 - 54 comments

Free Running

He flies through the air with the greatest of ease,
the only difference being he has no trapeze.
Past MeFi. QT plugin required for first link.
posted by riffraff on Jan 11, 2005 - 26 comments

House Gymnastics.

House Gymnastics. "The greater the height or danger, the better the move. Maneuvers must be held in position for 3 seconds to be valid." In the words of one critic: "Empowering banality with new meaning... "
posted by limitedpie on Mar 10, 2004 - 9 comments

The art of Le Parkour.

The art of Le Parkour. Want to be a real life Spider-Man? Try keeping up with these guys.
posted by homunculus on May 31, 2002 - 7 comments

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