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chiba 08-31-2005 04:57 PM

Parkour/freestyle
 
using the city as your playground
ahaha
yo ive done this shiet in france and canada
its dope as hell
its like a mix of like gymnastics, capoeira, breakdance, martial arts etc

its pretty dope
its kinda like the stunts in ONG BAK
but the movies where this style is famous is
yamakasi, fils du vent, and taxi 2 & 3 (movies from france)

does anybody practice this??
i live in japan and this doesnt exist here!!
but its growing in europe from what i heard


heres a link if anybody wants to know more about it

http://www.urbanfreeflow.com/
http://www.parkour.com/
http://www.answers.com/topic/parkour

some clips from a movie
http://www.banlieue13-lefilm.com/site1/index.html

peace

36chambers 08-31-2005 06:46 PM

Re: Parkour/freestyle
 
ive seen this on the TV.

A few people from France came to london months ago to do this shit all arond the City. Crazy man! They have got to be very good not to break any bones when they land.

chiba 08-31-2005 07:30 PM

Re: Parkour/Freestyle
 
apperantly this sport was created in england 9:|6
dont worry when i was taking some of the calsse they taught us how to fall and
tumble
they use rolls and break falls similar to those in aikido and judo
its pretty effective and it doesnt hurt as much as it may look

:beer:

Prince Rai 09-01-2005 08:32 AM

Re: Parkour/freestyle
 
yap saw this on tele here in england ages ago... luv watchin it.. doubt i could dp that stuff tho.. def much props to those who do it

chiba 09-01-2005 06:09 PM

Re: Parkour/freestyle
 
for real
its a constant adrenaline rush
the flips are crazy!!!

peace

Welshkillabee 09-05-2005 08:53 AM

Re: Parkour/freestyle
 
Its awesome I would love to be able to do it

Prince Rai 09-05-2005 11:56 AM

Re: Parkour/Freestyle
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by chiba
apperantly this sport was created in england 9:|6

nah it was def created in Paris

chiba 09-05-2005 10:43 PM

Re: Parkour/freestyle
 
hmmmm
i heard it was either france or england
it would make sence in france cause
i remember seeing parkour for the first time in movie yamakasi
that came out a hwile ago

i hear alot of ppl(traquers/parkourists) sayin the founder was from england

peace

Prince Rai 09-06-2005 01:14 PM

Re: Parkour/freestyle
 
http://www.parkour.com/history.htm

peace chiba...

i feel u.. cos parkour got highly elevated here in England but the roots are by this guy sebastian and his friend who staretd the sport in the urban Parisian places etc...

peace n blessingz

chiba 09-06-2005 11:47 PM

Re: Parkour/freestyle
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Princerai
http://www.parkour.com/history.htm

peace chiba...

i feel u.. cos parkour got highly elevated here in England but the roots are by this guy sebastian and his friend who staretd the sport in the urban Parisian places etc...

peace n blessingz

yeah man exactly
yo that guy made a movie i think i put the link up there
yooo the founder is nuts for real
he is dope
i saw some pics of this guy doi a handstand on a railing and he was on his high ass building

it seems that theres like 2 ppl that really know parkour on this site
its crazy
the guy in yamakasi
the one that listens to music
listens to wu tang sometimes
i saw a documentary on those guy in yamakasi

thanks prince ^O^

peace
:hooray:

rplay killa R 09-12-2005 04:50 AM

Re: Parkour/freestyle
 
Yo Chiba
I ain't been on Forum for a while and I just can't belive you posted a poll about parkour!Because it has started massivly spreading accross my town these days...Because of some of my friends who do parkour and I have a clip on my Motorola how one of them jumps from one building to another building and distance is like 5 meters and I show that to all my friends from basketball practice and from school.A guy came from another town also pro in Parkour to make a short movie with us and I should have been the camerman but the rain was fallin.Shout out from Croatia for all the bballers and parkourists in da world:)PEACE

chiba 09-15-2005 01:33 AM

Re: Parkour/freestyle
 
wow parkour in croatia???
man in japan its not well known
i tried to open a school with the guy from canada
and it didnt go through coz its hard to translate the moves into japanese
but its easy to teach
plus in japan nobody really wants to do it
i hope one day it will be famous here

do u pratice it?? or did u stop??
does your school have a link??

man theres not any practicioners on the forum but some ppl do know about it

peace

rplay killa R 09-15-2005 03:47 AM

Re: Parkour/freestyle
 
No i don't pracitce it..My friend was known to jump over high fences,climb high walls,etc. and I sometimes did it with him..We dindn't know for parkour then so when it came ip we got more inspiration...But I don't do it that often very more beacuse I'm tall and that's more easier when you're smaller....
Parkour's great,someone just needs to show it to the world how fun it is man
PEACE

Prince Rai 09-15-2005 12:29 PM

Re: Parkour/freestyle
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by rplay killa R
No i don't pracitce it..My friend was known to jump over high fences,climb high walls,etc. and I sometimes did it with him..We dindn't know for parkour then so when it came ip we got more inspiration...But I don't do it that often very more beacuse I'm tall and that's more easier when you're smaller....
Parkour's great,someone just needs to show it to the world how fun it is man
PEACE

4sho... parkour is definitely an international scene.. its just difficult to unite all the freestylers nahmean.. dats why we get all surprised when we would hear theres parkour in i dunno..random places on this planet etc..


btw.. apparently a game would be published on parkour... pipeline stuff

peace

chiba 09-15-2005 03:35 PM

Re: Parkour/freestyle
 
a game sounds dope
but hopefully no kids start jumping off buildings

i just jump over things that are close to the ground
like i jump fences, climb walls, stairs, i jump off my balcony to go to work
its pretty cool
and everything you learn benefits you

its very popular in europe and some places in canada
i know theres ppl doin it in hong kong and thailand
there was a guy teaching tony ja(main star of ONG BAK) parkour
i dunno about anywhere else



peace


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