The video below is by CBS featuring footage and reporting from the 2009 World Freerun Championships. It provides a glimpse into the growing popularity of freerunning and parkour. Events like the World Freerun Championships attract thousands of spectators and tens of thousands of TV viewers. The extreme sport is growing and getting more and more popular every year.
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This is a news report from 2009 about Damien Walters and how the Internet made him into a parkour movie star stuntman. The report is by BBC East Midlands Today and shows Damien at his gym where he teaches when not working on a Hollywood action movie. The news report also talks to a couple of Damien Walters students who find him (and his success) to be inspirational. Damien Walters is king of parkour and it’s nice to see him get publicity for his success…