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par·kour

 (pär-ko͞or′)
n.
A sport or athletic activity in which the participant seeks to move quickly and fluidly through an area, often an urban locale, by surmounting obstacles such as walls and railings and leaping across open spaces, as in a stairwell or between buildings.

[French, from respelling of parcours, course (as in parcours du combattant, obstacle course (literally, "combatant's course")), from Old French, right to drive animals in an area, route, from Medieval Latin percursus, from past participle of Latin percurrere, to run through, rove; see percurrent.]

parkour

(ˈpɑːkˌɔː)
n
(Gymnastics) the sport or activity of running through urban areas while performing various gymnastic manoeuvres over or on man-made obstacles such as walls and buildings. Also called: free running
[C20: from French parcour, used by the creators of the activity to mean 'obstacle course']
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Will stakes out the premises, surmising that the thieves may return, and he discovers that a young Bosnian immigrant called Miro (Rafi Gavron), who practices le parkour (free running) with his pals, is partly responsible for the break-in.
Action sequences are brilliantly orchestrated including an outrageous set piece at Miami Airport and a chase through a building site that tests the acrobatic skills of Sebastien Foucan, co-creator of le parkour (free running), to the limit.
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In France such fearless skills have been developed into a new extreme sport called Le Parkour (The Obstacle Course).