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    I don't care if this is tricking, xma, whatever...

    http://oregonstate.edu/~blackd/evo.wmv

    This is fucking brilliant reguardless.
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    It's called Le Parkour, and contrary to what some people might expect, I think this is an amazingly cool sport. What I love most about it is the flavor of human's primate nature constantly struggling to express itself, even in the midst of statuary.

    There's also a much better video floating around somewhere.
    Normally, I'd say I was grappling, but I was taking down and mounting people, and JFS has kindly informed us that takedowns and being mounted are neither grappling nor anti grappling, so I'm not sure what the **** I was doing. Maybe schroedinger's sparring, where it's neither grappling nor anti-grappling until somoene observes it and collapses the waveform, and then I RNC a cat to death.----fatherdog

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    Yeah I'm familiar with the french free runners, but these guys struck me as being unique for some reason. I like the holding-self-horizontal trick on the pole, that must take massive core strength.
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    It is called Parkour http://www.parkour.org.uk/index.html the guy credited at the end, Chase Armitage, started it in France.

    Edit: Wastrel got there first but I'm still right about Chase. Wasn't that horizontal suspension thing something that David Chan talked about? 'tree hugging' I think.
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    I think we've finally found where all of Ashida Kim's bastard children went...

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Wastrel
    It's called Le Parkour, and contrary to what some people might expect, I think this is an amazingly cool sport. What I love most about it is the flavor of human's primate nature constantly struggling to express itself, even in the midst of statuary.
    damnit man, you got me tearing up over here.
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    Wow, the guy that ran right up the building was insanely cool, as well as the guy holding himself sideways.

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    Yeah, indeed very impressive. Definitly not a sport for me, but like I said, impressive stuff... Does anybody know the background on those guys? MA, gymnastics, what?

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    That's amazing for sure, but my knees ache just watching that clip.

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    Yes! More get-away-from-the-cops FU!
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