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About the Parkour

This section deals with what Parkour is, its history, definition and other arts related to or mistaken for Parkour

What is Parkour?

Brief description of Parkour followed by some of the myths and mis-conceptions surrounding Parkour. Also contains a more in depth description of parkour, detailing it’s history and development.

Parkour is a method of physical training that develops one’s ability to overcome obstacles (both physical and mental).It involves movement that will help if one is in a reach or escape emergency situation.Underpinning this is a philosophy of altruism and useful strength, longevity, self-improvement and self-understanding.

Interviews and Articles of interest

Contains many interviews from David Belle and other traceurs from France and abroad.

This page contains links to interviews with David Belle and any other articles that are related to Parkour that are of interest to a someone wanting to research and understand Parkour.

David Belle: Parkour (BOOK).
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David Belle: Precise
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David Belle: Suicide Girls interview
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David Belle – A Warrior’s Journey
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Kunfu magazine interview with David Belle. 
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B13 interview with David Belle. 
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Conversations held between David Belle and Dan from Canada 
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Interview between David Belle and the PKCali guys. 
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Interview with David Belle, plus some interviews with some of the American Traceurs.
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Short video interview with David Belle. Video is in French, translations are provided
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Video interview with David Belle – Je saute de toit en toit. Video is in French, translations are provided
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Video interview with David Belle – “The Way”. Video is in French, translations are provided
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Conversations held between Stephane Vigroux and Trevor Kjeldal
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Stephane Vigroux talking about what Parkour is and what he doesn’t want it to become.
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Interview between Sebastian Foucan and UF. One of the first ones.
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Interview with Dave Sedgley
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Who is who? Information about people commonly associated with parkour

Biographies and general information about people that are commonly associated with Parkour.

 

George Hébert – Considered by some to be a forefather of Parkour

Raymond Belle – David Belle’s father and inspiration for the creation of Parkour

David Belle – The creator of Parkour

Sebastien Foucan – Early friend of David Belle, credited as the founder of Freerunning

The Yamakasi (Yann Hnautra, Châu Belle Dinh, Laurent Piemontesi, Williams Belle) – Early associates of David Belle, later went on to re-form the group, Yamakasi, without David Belle. Practictioners of L’art Du Deplacement

Cyril Raffaelli – Stuntman, actor, acrobat and friend of David Belle.