I Parkour

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    Anyone In Pasadena Or Around That Area?

    I live in Pasadena, California and me and some friends train here and at the tempest academy. If anyone goes to tempest or lives nearby give me a shout out and we'll train!
    xxdreamchas3r913 xxdreamchas3r913
    18-21, M
    Jun 9, 2011

    Kinda I Guess ^^

    im an amateur so im still kinda learning [anyone wanna help :3]i parkour with my bf and his friend J. its actually what my profile pic on fb is haha a brick that i foundlong story but ill shorten it if i can ^^   we [me, my bf, and J]  were going to climb the elementary...
    wannawalkaway wannawalkaway
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 13, 2011

    Pk Love

    I love the feeling of parkour, loud music in my ears, wind hitting my face, and the feeling of success when i find the quickest and most efficient way around an obstacle, and also having the right to say that if needed i could probably escape the cops with ease :D
    melanthios melanthios
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Jan 29, 2010


    Thsi is something that I'd love to try! It looks amazing... Now for the experienced on here, what are your recommendation for preparation in terms of fitness, strength, safety, etc? Must find a local club, if there's any around...
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    5 Responses Sep 8, 2009

    Thru An Old Abandoned Factory

    I live in Janesville WI. were we have had thousands of people live out thier lives working at the General Moters plant. Unfortunatly the plant was closed due to budget cuts for GM and the janesville plant was closed down. Thankfully the area is now an incredible place to go and...
    JohnRCasper JohnRCasper
    4 Responses Jan 11, 2012

    I Parkour

    For awhile now, parkour has been one of my greatest passions and greatest fears. It gives me joy but it causes me confusion and distress. I could say it's almost my life but I'm not that good yet. But I do know that it is one of the most beautiful and artistic sports out there...
    xxdreamchas3r913 xxdreamchas3r913
    18-21, M
    Jun 9, 2011

    ok so I started last week: nothing major.

    I learned different vaults, I learned that wall running is a real thing and sometime in the near future a group of us are doing a live run (running in streets and atop buildings as opposed to in a gym). I trained this past Thursday and my body is still sore (which I don't too...
    PorkythePig PorkythePig
    18-21, M
    Jan 18
    Roofrunner14 Roofrunner14
    13-15, M
    Feb 14

    Urban Exploration

    I like to see things from a new perspective. I like to work out. I like to explore. I like heights. I like getting my blood flowing, I like flying, and I love adrenaline. Parkour is my second favorite sport, and my number one most common pass time. Parkour encompasses nearly...
    soabdelj soabdelj
    18-21, M
    Jun 14, 2010

    Hope To Soon But I Have Some Issues And Would Love Tips

    I would love to parkour but i have a few obstacles preventing it. 1st i need to build up some strength, i never really did a whole lot of physical activity, so i have nowhere near the strength necessary. On this subject though, does anyone know of good exercises for strengthening...
    Atrus20 Atrus20
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 25, 2012
    ImAlivingParadox ImAlivingParadox
    22-25, F
    May 23, 2015

    Parkour Blog

    I and my friends parkour and freerun. we have a club at school and...yeah we love it. i have a training guide that we use daily for conditioning our core strength. http://parkourone.blogspot.com/
    Taguchi Taguchi
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2009

    Secret Passion

    I (13) have a secret that nobody knows about (except my brother,who trained me,and some other freinds) I Parkour.It's such a rush,so thrilling,I do it in the woods sometimes,mostly in the park. If my Mother found out she think it be too dangerous.Me and my brother Cam(14) both...
    zackshea12 zackshea12
    22-25, M
    1 Response Sep 1, 2013

    Rural Parkour

    My Brother and I have known about parkour for a while, but only recently really started doing it. Although we live in a relatively rural area we make do and just jump around and stuff at the local park. It isn't really that great only having a tiny area to do stuff but we make do...
    Skold Skold
    Apr 11, 2012

    Done This When I Was Younger

    I started out small, small obstacles and little tricks.  The something happened I will never forget, I had always been a rational person but this event defied reason. It caused a temporary short circut in the old noodle, because I went from small jumps and tricks to...
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    2 Responses Apr 18, 2010

    Back To Basics

    Busted my face doing a kong for the first time in months! I guess I learned that I have to continually train basic techniques as well.
    motorcycles3 motorcycles3
    22-25, F
    Apr 10, 2013

    I Can

    i'm not that good and can't do some of the movements but i can still do a bit
    18-21, M
    3 Responses May 17, 2010

    I Love It! :d

    It's great. You learn to feel your enviroment, and you learn what your body is capable of. Everyday, my body learns and adapts. It's amazing. I have improved leaps and bounds in just a few hours. It's as if my body just know's what to do. When I overcome a new obsticle, it feels...
    Icansee Icansee
    18-21, M
    Dec 28, 2010

    Looking To Learn But Having Minimal Success.

    I have respect and passion for parkour and free running it is something special entirely looking into learning on your own is not fun took month's to do even the simplest stunts like rebounding higher off walls alone took half a year to achieve. I'm looking for teachers online...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 19, 2013

    My Story

    2 years ago i started out like any other kid new to Parkour. i watched a few videos and tried to copy  some moves. basically i started off doing crazy stupid things such as jumping across rooftops at my school and jumping down staircases without practicing any kind of rolls...
    dagrimreaper07 dagrimreaper07
    1 Response Jun 27, 2010

    Round Off

    Every Thusday night I go to the gymnastics place across town. I'm not the best guy there but I do know how to get around.  double kongs and all that stuff is pretty cool. Every time I go i commit to learning something new so that I can do more outside where there is no...
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    Apr 9, 2010

    Successfully Landing The Kong Launch

    I have just started to get into Parkour, and I love this sport very much, along with Free Running.  Under the direction of one of my friends, I was told to try a Kong Launch on a low wall.  Naturally, I got a good running start on it.  The plan was simple. ...
    iNinja iNinja
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2010
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