Documentaries

Parkour Documentary – Dan and Forrest

(Parkour Documentaries) Here is another short parkour documentary. This one follows two people – Dan and Forrest as they train in a confined outdoor space to learn new parkour techniques. As time goes on they get better and better, practicing every day in the same space and creating a fan base of younger kids in the process. This documentary was created by Julie Angel, an independent filmmaker who loves to shoot parkour videos and has been doing it for years. She describes this short Parkour documentary as “a study of architectural potential and the body within a limited space.”

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Parkour Women

(Parkour Documentaries) This is a mini-documentary by the New York Times that examines the women of parkour. It starts by introducing you to the terms. Parkour means “the art of moving efficiently” and is French in origin. Traceur is a man that practices parkour while Traceuse is a woman who practices parkour. While there are many men that do (and film) parkour, the New York Times took a great approach with it’s mini-documentary to explore parkour women. Here is “The Women of Parkour”…

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365 Day Parkour Training – Month 1 Video

With a new year upon us (2012), many people have made New Years resolutions regarding their Parkour skills. One such person is a guy named Thomas Thompson. Thomas has set a goal to do 1 hour or Parkour training every day for 365 days. And every month he will release a video that shows where his skill level is at. Below is the first video showing where he is at in skill as he begins the program…

365 Day Parkour Training – Month 1 Video

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Australian Parkour – We Are Legends

Parkour is popular in virtually every country. Adding to the popularity is the spread of videos online, parkour being featured in movies, parkour being featured in video games, and TV competitions. The video below is a Parkour documentary titled “We Are Legends”.  The documentary explores the Spirit of Parkour and includes guests Florian Dagoury and Christophe Picot with Australia as the featured backdrop.

We Are Legends Parkour Documentary

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Parkour Training Camp – New York City

This Parkour Generations Parkour Training Camp was held in New York’s Central Park. Parkour filmmaker Julie Angel was there to capture the action for this mini-documentary that takes a closer look at what a parkour training camp is like. Thanks to this video you will get a front row seat and a close up look at parkour training. Now the real camp, of course, is a full day. This video is 20 minutes. But the insight is valuable to anyone who is a new or old parkour enthusiast…

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