After my home workout this morning (thanks to exercise videos on YouTube!), I was distracted by the choice of videos suggested to me. I don’t usually watch any, but today I first watched a couple of inhuman bodybuilding videos and then others on the opposite extreme of obesity, before finding myself watching parkour. (Do you) Know what that is?
Wikipedia defines it as ‘a training discipline that developed out of military obstacle course training’, also called the “art of displacement”. But if that doesn’t make any sense to you, then imagine an urban scene such as a play area, park, playgrounds, or any place with steps, railings, walls and rooftops. Then throw in some baggy clothed youths who will then run, jump, somersault and vault over, through, up, along and any which way over the obstacles like this:
(Are you) Still not too sure? Then watch this:www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEeqHj3Nj2c …
…Now that’s impressive, don’t you think?! Just type ‘parkour’ or ‘free running’ into YouTube and see what other amazing stunts these traceurs (people who do parkour) are capable of.