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The Best Parkour (Freerunning) You'll Ever See
Youtube ^ | Dec 2, 2012 | StuntsAmazing

Posted on 06/07/2014 6:19:06 PM PDT by vladimir998

What these kids do is amazing.


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Hobbies; Outdoors
KEYWORDS: parkour

1 posted on 06/07/2014 6:19:06 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NX7QNWEGcNI


2 posted on 06/07/2014 6:19:30 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

If things take a turn for the worst, I pray that these kids are on our side. That’s all I got to say about that.


3 posted on 06/07/2014 6:34:16 PM PDT by WVNan
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To: vladimir998

Holy crap these guys should play infield for MLB and get paid for that stuff already. Even if they can’t catch or throw they could just leap in front of the ball or pinch run and jump over fielders in rundowns. I bet Ozzie Smith could parkour with the best of them in his prime. Not saying he would, just that maybe he could.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vY8kdeA4uxs

Freegards


4 posted on 06/07/2014 6:36:28 PM PDT by Ransomed
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To: vladimir998

I used to do a lot of parkour-like activities in my hometown, not being aware of it being such a massive sport.

However, for fun, here are some of the failings caught on video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OuOg_7kGGk


5 posted on 06/07/2014 6:37:19 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Ransomed

Just wish we weren’t on the hook for ER treatment when these idiots miss. They didn’t start out as experts.


6 posted on 06/07/2014 6:37:32 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: vladimir998

These skills would be good for evasion from authorities, and in some facilities, even escape from imprisonment.


7 posted on 06/07/2014 6:39:06 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Jonty30

I cringe watching that video. I don’t know how there weren’t multiple deaths - seriously. I think it’s because teenagers seem to be made out of rubber.


8 posted on 06/07/2014 6:41:55 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: bicyclerepair

Good point. Sort of like these guys that go up mountains and have to be rescued, although I think they try to get some money out of them. Still have to tip my hat, crazy as it is.

Freegards


9 posted on 06/07/2014 6:42:25 PM PDT by Ransomed
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To: Lazamataz

That’s how it started.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georges_H%C3%A9bert


10 posted on 06/07/2014 7:02:55 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Fegelein! Fegelein! Fegelein!)
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To: WVNan
If things take a turn for the worst, I pray that these kids are on our side. That’s all I got to say about that.

I agree. We're gonna need all the help we can muster.

11 posted on 06/07/2014 7:26:00 PM PDT by onona (I’ve pretty much given up on sanity returning.)
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To: vladimir998

Parkour should be an Olympic sport. It requires tremendous athleticism and strategy. Sure beats synchronized swimming.


12 posted on 06/07/2014 7:35:26 PM PDT by driftless2 (For long term happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: vladimir998

Seems totally pointless and, frankly, stupid. My son broke his back attempting a drop on his snowboard that was too high for his abilities. Thank God it was a compression fracture and he’s healed ok, albeit with some chronic pain. That’s a real bummer at 22.

Why don’t these kids join the Special Forces and put that energy and skill to good use?


13 posted on 06/07/2014 7:36:02 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: driftless2

I refuse to use the word Parkour

What a stupid word.


14 posted on 06/07/2014 7:36:24 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Lazamataz

True. Good for them!

...clearly I’m going to need a fall-back plan.


15 posted on 06/07/2014 8:02:55 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi)
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To: GeronL
I refuse to use the word Parkour

What a stupid word.

Did you look it up? It's derived from a French phrase regarding the act of running an obstacle course in the minimum of time. As in the obstacle course in military training. So, it's an art form derived from military training...heheh.

16 posted on 06/07/2014 8:08:53 PM PDT by no-s (when democracy is displaced by tyranny, the armed citizen still gets to vote)
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To: Jonty30; vladimir998

Ouch! couldnt watch more than 50 seconds, had to cut it off real quick! :op

The “fails” video shows the practice & diligence required to get to flawless (ouchless) execution. It is poetry in motion, magic! I am both jealous and glad for their health & athleticism.


17 posted on 06/07/2014 8:13:47 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi)
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To: vladimir998

My son can do some of this - he was a gymnast for 10 years. Scary but cool.


18 posted on 06/07/2014 8:14:02 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: vladimir998

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuXju71wMts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7g6d7npP4E

a few words, but stooopid should hurt...


19 posted on 06/07/2014 9:18:38 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: GeronL
but it's easier than saying attention whore...
20 posted on 06/07/2014 9:32:15 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Chode

lol


21 posted on 06/07/2014 9:41:52 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: vladimir998

I never heard of it before. Very cool - looks like the video was shot in many different countries so maybe it is the “best”.

Future stunt men in the making??


22 posted on 06/07/2014 10:44:03 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: Chode

Oh, my gosh that is painful to watch! Especially that knee gash!


23 posted on 06/08/2014 7:39:32 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998
yeah, i hope it was a learning experience, but prolly not...
24 posted on 06/08/2014 7:56:36 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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