La La Land: Meet the skater, BMXer and freerunner featured in “Another Day of Sun”

October 17th, 2017|

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Among the six Academy awards won by the 2016 musical La La Land was one for Best Cinematography, and perhaps no scene exemplifies the […]

Carts of Darkness: High-speed shopping cart racing down North Vancouver’s steep hills

October 9th, 2017|

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If you’ve ever ridden a shopping cart like an unwieldy scooter to get to your car in the parking lot, then you’ve tasted a […]

Zombie Parkour: Freerunning proficiency may help you survive the undead apocalypse

October 7th, 2017|

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If there is anything to be gleaned from the plethora of zombie-themed movies, tv series and video games, it’s that the ability to run, […]

Palestinian parkour: Meet the Gaza wall runners who climbed, jumped and flipped their way to freedom

October 1st, 2017|

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Some walls are fashioned of brick and mortar, while others exist only in the mind. For Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip, the wall […]

Parkour gets animated every which way, from Minecraft to stop motion to flipbook

September 24th, 2017|

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Buoyed by the popularity of American Ninja Warrior and various other stunting and obstacle racing shows (e.g. Wipeout, Bullseye, Spartan), parkour continues to grow […]

“Papal Ninja” Sean Bryan soars on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Las Vegas National Finals: Stage 2

September 19th, 2017|

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They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but when you’re known as the “Papal Ninja” that advertising slogan doesn’t necessarily pass muster. […]

Jason Paul relies on parkour skills to evade angry samurai and ninjas in medieval Japan

September 18th, 2017|

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Jason Paul’s love for freerunning adventures has compelled him a become a frequent traveller to parts far and wide, but recently — with some […]

Drew Drechsel proves speed thrills, while Kacy Catanzaro says goodbye on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

September 12th, 2017|

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Every sport has at least one or two speed demons among its most legendary players — baseball’s Willie Wilson and Vince Coleman terrorized opposing […]

Barclay Stockett, Jesse Labreck and Allyssa Beird supercharge ANW’s Las Vegas Finals with girl power

September 5th, 2017|

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American Ninja Warrior Las Vegas National Finals got off to a rocking start last night, with a season’s worth of drama packed into two […]

Logan Paul tests ANW Kansas City course before “Science Ninja” Mitch Vedepo gets highest grade

August 23rd, 2017|

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Vlogging sensation (and solar eclipse geek) Logan Paul’s meteoric trajectory took a brief plunge whilst testing out the Iron Maiden obstacle making its debut […]

Unleash the Beast: Race on the world’s biggest inflatable obstacle course

August 19th, 2017|

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With the popularity of televised obstacle racing competitions like American Ninja Warrior, Wipeout and Spartan Race, it’s safe to say the sport is enjoying […]

JJ Woods inspires, Jessie Graff does the splits, Drew Drechsel burns rubber at ANW Daytona Beach Finals

August 8th, 2017|

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American Ninja Warrior veterans JJ Woods, Jessie Graff and Drew Drechsel did not disappoint with their performances at the Daytona Beach Finals. All three […]