Jukka Dudeson, Jesse La Flair play parkour-flavored ‘Hole in the Wall’ at Tempest Freerunning Academy

November 14th, 2017|

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What happens when YouTuber Jukka Dudeson and freerunner Jesse La Flair get a hold of large sheets of styrofoam and meet at a Tempest […]

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

October 30th, 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 […]

Wonder woman Jessie Graff makes obstacle-racing history on Japan’s ‘Sasuke’

October 27th, 2017|

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You would think between movie and television work as a stuntwoman, completing her fifth season on American Ninja Warrior, performing in a circus, and […]

Parkour passport: Freerunning with Jason Paul from Mumbai, India to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

October 19th, 2017|

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Jason Paul’s love affair with freerunning began in 2005 when his best friend introduced him to the sport via a parkour documentary. From that […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jose Angeles melds skateboarding with parkour in 8K video shot on San Franciscan sidewalks

September 15th, 2017|

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What do you get when you mix two of the hottest extreme sports the planet has to offer? Skateboard parkour, naturally. In a video […]

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 […]