Video: Parkour Flashback to the 1930s
Though the sport of parkour as we know it was just named in 1998 (read about the founder David Belle in a New Yorker profileNew Yorker profile), the act of bounding between rooftops, climbing up urban alley "slot canyons," and other gravity-defying endeavors goes way back. Check out this footage from the 1930s.
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