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Parkour is classified as a extreme sport because of the skill and energy /stamina required and some techniques are quite dangerous if not executed properly.

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Where can someone view extreme parkour videos?

A person can view extreme parkour videos online. Some online sites that have extreme parkour videos include YouTube, Dailymotion, Break, and Universal Parkour.


How do you feel when participating in an extreme sport?

In most extreme sports like parkour for example you will feel super human for doing such amazing stunts by bringing your body to its full potential


How much money does a professional athlete earn in parkour?

Parkour is not a sport, so therefore, there is no such thing as a "parkour athlete." Probably nothing, considering it isn't a sport.


Who founded parkour?

Parkour is a French sport or also known as free running


Is parkour a national or international sport?

international


Is parkour a sport?

Parkour is an Art, a Movement, a Discipline.. and after all that it is a sport After you've been doing Parkour awhile it's no longer bodily training and conditioning, it's all mental


Is volleyball considered an alternative sport?

No. Volleyball is a popular sport requiring special skills, but it is not an 'alternative' sport. "Alternative sports" are those classified as extreme or adventure sports, and volleyball does not fit into this category.


Do girls do parkour?

yes they do, as its a non-competitive sport, girls have the chance to use parkour to find their true potential.


Is cheese rolling an extreme sport?

I don't know if it is officially considered an extreme sport, but each event would appear to bring about injury, if not death. I don't know what the parameters are for something to be classified as an extreme sport but, if lack of safety equipment, insanity of participants and quantity of injuries are a guide, then it's definitely up there!


Is parkour illegal?

Parkour is not illegal. However, there may be legal implications for freerunners (freerunning is a form of Parkour, an urban sport of acrobatics and dance, rather than running from place to place) if they practice their sport without permission on private property or are found to be loitering in a public place. It is also illegal (and unethical) to use Parkour to flee from police, but this is no different than evasion without Parkour.


What James Bond movie opens with a construction-site chase based on parkour an extreme sport in which you jump vault and climb over obstacles as quickly as you can?

Casino Royale


How can you play parkour?

You do not "play" parkour; it is not like a team sport. Parkour is the freedom of movement through any and all objects (of course whatever obstacles you can overcome with your physical body); you can playfully practice and train parkour; but you do not "play" it.


What sport is from France?

== PétanqueParkour =


When did parkour be come a sport?

24 June 2010


Is parkour a well known sport?

Yes its very popular and is seen in a lot of films without a lot of people realizing its parkour


Will WikiAnswers add parkour as a sport or activity soon?

They have already.


Where did free running originate?

In France. A man named Georges Hebert invented the sport and called it parkour. The term freerunning is a variation of parkour.


What date did parkour originate?

David Belle officially invented Parkour in 1930, though variations of the sport have been around for thousands of years.


Is volleyball an alternative sport?

No. Volleyball is a popular sport requiring special skills, but it is not an 'alternative' sport. "Alternative sports" are those classified as extreme or adventure sports, and volleyball does not fit into this category.


Why does people do parkour?

It's like you ask why people do sport.. Parkour is awesome in many eyes + helps you reach your destination faster :D


What makes a sport an extreme sport?

it has to be out of the ordinary, an extreme sport can be anything that can put your own life at risk such as mountain biking or paintball, what makes an extreme sport is the intensity that you feel while engaging in the activity. Alpine skiing is another extreme sport.


Is parkour a hard sport?

Yes, Parkour is a very phisicaly and mentally demanding sport. You need to be very fit, and you need to have high willpower. When you are about to jump off one roof, and onto another, you CANNOT hesitate. if you are not fit, it can be very dangerous. Begin by going for 5 K runs without stopping to up your stamina, then go to Parkour traning.


Why is snowboarding counted as an extreme sport?

Yes, snowboarding is considered an extreme sport.


What are the release dates for Stunt Nation - 2012 Extreme Parkour with Caine Sinclair and Solomon Brende 1-9?

Stunt Nation - 2012 Extreme Parkour with Caine Sinclair and Solomon Brende 1-9 was released on: USA: 5 September 2012


Is parkour an occupation?

No its just a non-contact, non-competitive sport. Something for you to do for fun.