parkour

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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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Se ha popularizado gracias a las apariciones en peliculas, documentales y comerciales realizados por Belle y los distintos practicantes, tambien conocidos como traceurs.
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Artist Melanie Manchot filmed a parkourist on the rooftops of South Tyneside District Hospital in Harton Lane, South Shields, for Tracer - a new film commissioned by Great North Run Culture, featuring 10 North East parkourists, or traceurs.
Artist Melanie Manchot filmed a parkourist on the rooftops of the hospital in Harton Lane, South Shields, for Tracer - a new film commissioned by Great North Run Culture, featuring 10 North East freerunners, or traceurs.
Parkour practitioners, who call themselves traceurs, evoke these intrepid adventurers, bringing to mind the ideal of man's traceless passage through nature.
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