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  • Berlin opens a high-flying urban park ideal for Parkour

    Berlin opens a high-flying urban park ideal for Parkour

    There is a spot right in the heart of Berlin where people can climb through recycled objects, play Parkour tag and beach volleyball. Called Mount Center, the urban Parkour park is located in Mitte — the German capital’s trendiest design area. Mount Center’s main attraction is the gigantic Parkour course that can be spotted from

  • New Parkour Park in Enfield, UK

    New Parkour Park in Enfield, UK

    A new Parkour park opened in Angel Gardens, situated in Enfield – UK. This wass part of a project to revamp the derelict site into an open space for community growth. The new area will include an outdoor gym, parkour park, a larger relaxation area for residents and a new path to Angel Road Station. This

  • David Belle interview

    David Belle interview

    This David Belle interview from a couple of days ago on the Flow Channel is quite amazing. You can expect the kind of insight you might already expect and a message for the Parkour community around the world. David also answers some of the most burning questions, like where he was this couple of years

  • Elderly citizens learn Parkour in the UK

    Elderly citizens learn Parkour in the UK

    George Jackson, 85, an army veteran and former boxer swings on monkey bars as he participates at a parkour class for elderly people at a park in south London. ‘I really enjoy it and wish I could do more, said Jackson, the class’ oldest participant. The London parkour class of about a dozen students is

  • Letter from Sébastien Foucan

    Letter from Sébastien Foucan

    Sébastien Foucan, regarded in the community as one of the fathers of Parkour, is sounding the alarm about the recent evolution of Parkour / Freerunning at the expense of their original values. At the request of the French Parkour Federation, he wrote a message to the French community, that went international. The letter is quite

  • Parkour TV commercial for Tata Sky+

    Parkour TV commercial for Tata Sky+

    Parkour Generations recently choreographed and did the action for a TV commercial for Indian TV. The Tata Sky+ commercial now holds the record for the longest (and probably coolest) TV commercial ever aired in India. PKGen Director Forrest was in charge of choreography for the piece, which had a cast and crew of over 200 people, shot on

  • New Parkour Park in Grimsby, UK

    New Parkour Park in Grimsby, UK

    Parkour park manufacturers Freemove have just finished installing and seen the official launch for a brand new outdoor, permanent parkour facility in Grimsby, UK. The development was led by recvently ADAPT-qualified coach Neil Hutson of Team Reality Ltd. & North East Lincolnshire Council with funding from WREN, Humberside Police and Specialist Health Promotion Service and has resulted in a

  • Parkour supporting Japan tsunami victims

    Parkour supporting Japan tsunami victims

    This month is the two year remembrance of the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that devastated large regions of Japan, killing thousands and leaving hundreds of thousands more homeless. On 11th of March in London, PKGen co-founder Dan Edwardes spoke at the inaugural fundraising event for a campaign launched by long-time Academy student Kiko Ito. The event was open

  • G.I. Joe Retaliation gets his Parkour game on

    G.I. Joe Retaliation gets his Parkour game on

    Paramount’s International branch has launched a great little trailer for the new G.I. Joe that shows off the character’s unique fighting style heavily influenced by Parkour. The main character, Flint has got some serious moves and looks to put them to use against Cobra’s infantry troops when they least except him to. G.I. Joe: Retaliation

  • Parkour City by David Belle looking for a home

    Parkour City by David Belle looking for a home

    Parkour City is a concept Parkour park created by the founder of the discipline, David Belle. Originally intended to launch in the birthplace of Parkour (Lisses, France) in the summer of 2012, the project did not come to life. Now The Lisses Parkour city it is looking for a new home, and it’s urging anybody