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

April 30th, 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 […]

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

April 27th, 2017|

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

Jake Murray (aka Amurraycan Ninja) goes full Frogger during thrilling ‘Team Ninja Warrior’ race

April 18th, 2017|

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Team Ninja Warrior got off to a dramatic start on the USA Network on Tuesday night, with Party Time’s Jake Murray (aka the Amurraycan […]

Ultimate Ninja Warrior history quiz

April 18th, 2017|

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The obstacle-course racing competition Team Ninja Warrior is coming to the USA Network tonight for a 11-part season featuring some of the biggest names […]

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Parkour (and how Batman broke his leg)

April 4th, 2017|

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice may have been reviled by movie critics (it has a tepid 27% rating on Rotten Tomatoes), but that […]

Yen Chen, Jake Murray, Neil Craver headline funniest ‘American Ninja Warrior’ submission videos

March 22nd, 2017|

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Before they can star under the bright lights on American Ninja Warrior, contestants must send in submission videos to be taken under consideration by […]

Drew Drechsel makes like modern-day Icarus on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ All Stars

February 21st, 2017|

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Ancient Greek mythology tells the story of Icarus, who famously ignored his father’s warning about flying too close to the sun. As a result, […]

Cain Clarke and Jonny Urszuly make history on ‘Ninja Warrior UK’ Finals

February 20th, 2017|

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This past weekend, Ninja Warrior UK concluded its third season with fifteen finalists taking on their upgraded Finals obstacle course. A surprisingly tricky Stage […]

Freerunner Katie McDonnell conquers ‘Ninja Warrior UK’ course, but misses Finals cut

February 15th, 2017|

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This past weekend, Ninja Warrior UK concluded the semi-final rounds of its highly-entertaining third season. In the first half of the bracket all eyes […]

Wisconsin Badgers sweep their way to inaugural ‘Team Ninja Warrior: College Madness’ title

December 21st, 2016|

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Let it be recorded forever in the annals of obstacle racing that the Wisconsin Badgers won the first-ever Team Ninja Warrior: College Madness championship […]

Wisconsin Badgers dominate Big Ten rivals Maryland, Michigan on ‘Team Ninja Warrior’

December 14th, 2016|

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Team Ninja Warrior: College Madness turned to the Big Ten to find a fourth and final team to join Georgia, MIT and UCLA in […]

Battle of Los Angeles: UCLA advances on ‘Team Ninja Warrior’ after dominating USC

December 8th, 2016|

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On the gridiron this year, the USC Trojans shellacked the UCLA Bruins 36-14, but the tables were turned this week when the arch rivals […]