This weekend saw the Freerunning and Parkour World Cup Series take place in Turkey.
Parkour and freerunning are very similar; they both involve moving around your environment in a range of ways, from vaulting to climbing and jumping.
Developed from military obstacle course training, parkour involves getting from A to B in the quickest way possible, while freerunning focuses on the more fancy elements of the practice. With parkour, you’re looking for speed and efficiency; freerunning involves fancy flips and stylistic acrobatics – the art of movement rather than the practicalities of 360′ movement.
According to the World Freerunning and Parkour Federation (WFPF), more than 50 athletes took part in this weekends’… Read the full story