What is Parkour, you ask? Free Running?

We asked Justin Sheaffer, a former aspiring Olympian in gymnastics and 2009 graduate of Cheyenne Mountain High School who recently placed 3rd at the “X3M Parkouring Championships” to explain. He brought a group of friends including Josh and Joel Lobeck to demonstrate the finer points of this growing sport & art.

DISCLAIMER: THE ATHLETES IN THIS VIDEO ARE HIGHLY TRAINED AND PERFORMED ALL OF THE STUNTS AT THEIR OWN RISK. ANYONE WISHING TO TRY THIS SPORT SHOULD SEEK PROFESSIONAL TRAINING (SEE BELOW). VIDEO FROM THE ROOFTOPS WAS PROVIDED BY THE ATHLETES AT THEIR DISCRETION. ALL OTHER VIDEO WAS SHOT IN PUBLIC LOCATIONS.

For more information about Parkour and Free Running, you can email Justin Sheaffer at teamtranquil@yahoo.com or visit the Team TranquiL website HERE. Thanks to Justin Sheaffer and TranquiL Movement for the many video clips. The music is “Kickflip” by Covox and you can listen to it by itself or download it for free here:

 

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