the sport of moving along a route, typically in a city, trying to get around or through various obstacles in the quickest and most efficient manner possible, as by jumping, climbing, or running: his amazing parkour skills.
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It allows you to track a wide variety of specific workouts that you would expect, like running, weightlifting, and boxing, but it veers into more surprising territory by tracking activities like circus arts, parkour, pickleball, and even caddying.Whoop 4.0 fitness tracker review: A trainer’s tracker | Nick Hilden | January 28, 2022 | Popular-Science
Like masters of parkour — the sport in which people leap, bounce and climb through an obstacle course — squirrels gauge the bendiness of branches when jumping.Here are 7 incredible things we learned this year that animals can do | Erika Engelhaupt | December 20, 2021 | Science News
They find the squirrels’ tricks are similar to the stunts pulled by parkour athletes — people who scale walls, flip over railings and jump between buildings.Squirrels use parkour tricks to leap from branch to branch | Jonathan Lambert | September 13, 2021 | Science News For Students
Two Atlases navigate a parkour course, complete with leaping onto and between boxes of different heights, shimmying down a balance beam, and throwing synchronized back flips.Watch Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Robot Crush a New Parkour Course | Vanessa Bates Ramirez | August 18, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Boston Dynamics, the heavyweight champ of robot videos, regularly releases mind-blowing footage of robots doing parkour, back flips, and complex dance routines.This Robot Taught Itself to Walk in a Simulation—Then Went for a Stroll in Berkeley | Jason Dorrier | April 11, 2021 | Singularity Hub
They rollerblade, skateboard, perform beatbox and hip-hop, and do parkour.
parkour is the art of getting from one place to another, on foot, as creatively as humanly possible.
British Dictionary definitions for parkour
the sport or activity of running through urban areas while performing various gymnastic manoeuvres over or on man-made obstacles such as walls and buildings: Also called: free running
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