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Learning parkour in Gaza made me feel free

Sarah Illingworth | Posted 02.02.2017 | Sports
Sarah Illingworth

Ahmad Matar has been doing parkour in the Gaza Strip since he was 10 years old. Now 20, he was inspired to try the extreme sport - which sees particip...

Ninja Train Passenger Swaps Seats In The Coolest Possible Way

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.19.2016 | Weird News

Use your head when swapping seats on the train. That’s Swedish free-runner Marcus Soderberg’s advice ― although not everyone will want to copy ...

Extreme Sports Meet Feldenkrais

Cynthia Allen | Posted 10.12.2016 | Sports
Cynthia Allen

People train hard and risk their lives for these sports. Why?

Boxers Or Briefs: Parkour Athletes

Michael Kleinmann | Posted 06.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Kleinmann

Maintaining a "summer body" throughout the year is no small task, but it doesn't take a gym membership - or even weights for that matter. In Boxers or...

'Breaking The Jump; The Secret Story Of Parkour's High-Flying Rebellion' By Julie Angel

Zofia Reych | Posted 06.15.2016 | Books
Zofia Reych

It wasn't until 2004 that Julie Angel, a 30-something female filmmaker from the South of England, was introduced to parkour through Channel 4's docume...

Here's Why Spider-Man Wouldn't Be Able To Scale Walls In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.21.2016 | Science

Spider-Man's agility and wall-climbing powers have been thrown into serious question. Scientists in England say the fleet-footed superhero wouldn't be...

Ninja Cameraman Is The Real Star Of Awesome Parkour Video

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.28.2015 | Weird News

Parkour stars get all the glory, but what about the people who film them pulling their dangerous stunts? You've probably never thought about them, but...

Freerunners' Reality-Defying Tricks Will Leave You Dumbstruck

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.20.2015 | Weird News

Hold on to your hats -- and stomachs. Skilled freerunners Jason Paul and Pasha Petkuns are going to take you on a wild, topsy-turvy journey. In this c...

Paris Rooftop Scalers Defy Death In Jaw-Dropping Video

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.18.2015 | World

Sometimes, strolling along the Seine just doesn't cut it. In a video posted to YouTube earlier this month, some hardcore parkour buffs take their b...

Film Review: Tracers: Taylor Lautner Gets the Runs

Brandon Judell | Posted 05.16.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

Nikki (Marie Avgeropoulos), a lovely lass in a hoody, falls off a car she's jumping on and lands on Cam and crushes his bike. It's love at first pileup, and our hero soon joins Nikki's crew of parkour aficionados who are criminals for hire.

Stunning Photo Series Captures Fast-Paced Parkour Moments

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.17.2014 | Sports

It's no secret that parkour is rich with movement -- but we've never seen the sport's potential for poetry, precision and power like this before. I...

'Purrkour' Cat Takes It To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 07.14.2014 | Comedy

What do you get if you take the boarding skills of Tony Hawk, the parkour prowess of David Belle and package them into a nimble feline? Why, a cute ca...

This Acrobatic Workout Class Will Make You Feel Like A Superhero

Chace Beech | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Chace Beech

I would assume that parkour is helpful if one happens to be in a situation where they need to quickly escape from vicious dogs and the only way out is jumping over a super tall wall. For regular folks it definitely strengthens your core, arms, legs and butt.

YouTube: Changing the Speed at Which We Move

Joe Putignano | Posted 07.23.2014 | Arts
Joe Putignano

Now that people are learning new things faster, and recording what they are doing, it challenges others to do something more advanced, in other words, "one-upping" and that ultimately continues the trend.

Cute Dog, Parkour And Slow Motion Come Together

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 04.18.2014 | Sports

In 2003, Outkast asked the philosophical question, "What's cooler than being cool?" The thought-provoking response shouted back as the answer from an ...

WATCH: Daredevil's Handstand On 40-Story Building Ledge May Make You Light-Headed

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Weird News

WARNING: May hit hard if you have a severe fear of heights or suffer from vertigo. With that out of the way, watch this insanely extreme video and ...

Santa Is Officially A Millennial

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.18.2013 | Comedy

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. Except for Santa Claus, who was outsid...

Well, This Is Not Your Typical Workout.

Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living

It's not often that we advise readers not to try a workout at home. But this is one of those times. Daredevil Alexander Rusinov, a Russian gymnast ...

Death-Defying Parkour Stunts Will Have You On Edge

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.14.2013 | Weird News

"Do not try this without training," the video warns. After watching the death-defying parkour stunts, we can guarantee we won't. Russian gymnas...

Parkour Vaults From The Urban Jungle To Soft, Indoor Gyms

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Parkour, the free-wheeling outdoor sport of vaulting, bouncing, jumping and flipping...

These Parkour Stunts Will Mesmerize You

Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts

These people are insane. If you're curious what parkour in the 1930s would have looked like then this video from the HuffPost Live team is a MUST SEE....

WATCH: Death-Defying Video Will Leave You Speechless

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.06.2013 | Weird News

If you're an aficionado of extreme sports and first-person video games, then prepare to have your mind blown by a real-life tribute to modern gaming c...

IRL Mario Bros Will Blow Your Mind

Posted 08.27.2013 | Comedy

Our obsession with Super Mario Bros. is probably never going to end, which is why we welcome yet another IRL version of Mario and Luigi. Who knew the...

Parkour Gym Has Amazing Digs, Dog In Bucket

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.12.2013 | Small Business

Mark Toorock's Washington, D.C., parkour gym is housed in an 1895 firehouse. He and his dog Winnifred P. Doggabits, Winnie for short, live on the top ...

LOOK: 10 Kick-Ass Women Of The Muslim World

The Center For Investigative Reporting | Amanda Pike | Posted 07.20.2013 | World

Malala Yousafzai gave a stirring speech at the U.N. last Friday, her first major appearance since being shot in the head by the Pakistani Taliban in O...