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Trainyard Trampoline Park

Trainyard Trampoline Park

DD Squad, the acrobats behind the world’s largest trampoline are back, and this time they’ve built themselves a playground filled with bouncy surfaces. Their freestyle trampoline park included shipping containers for them to jump off of and climb, and a crazy trampoline sandwich on the back of a moving 18-wheeler.

Aladdin Parkour

Aladdin Parkour

Action filmmaker Devin Supertramp and his crew headed to the historic streets of Uzbekistan to play out a chase sequence inspired by Disney’s Aladdin. Parkour athlete Calen Chan plays our protagonist as he bounces off walls, tears through alleyways, and bounces off rooftops to avoid the baddies. POV footage here.

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The Floor Is Lava

The Floor Is Lava

(PG-13: Language) Not to be confused with RocketJump’s awesome clip by the same name, in this video, Olympic skier Andri Ragetti performs a choreographed sequence of balancing exercises as he freeruns his way through a Rube Goldberg-inspired obstacle course. He says it took him 232 attempts to get it right.

Reverse Freerunning

Reverse Freerunning

Athlete Jason Paul showed off his amazing freerunning skills on the streets of Frankfurt, Germany, then the guys from Red Bull played the whole thing in reverse, making his already impressive tricks even more magical. The backwards staircase and dump truck slides were our favorite effects.

Parkour vs. Hot Air Balloons

Parkour vs. Hot Air Balloons

The athletes of STORROR offer up one of the coolest parkour settings we’ve seen, as a team of acrobats run and jump among the rocky formations of Cappadocia, Turkey while numerous hot air balloons float in the distance and overhead. That bit in the ancient building was bonkers. Go behind the scenes of the journey here.

Hong Kong Rooftop Run

Hong Kong Rooftop Run

A group of parkour daredevils from the Storror Team do their best Mirror’s Edge impression as they run and jump from rooftop to rooftop, overlooking the busy urban streets of Hong Kong many stories below, as they pretend to be chased by a non-existent security force.

Jason Paul Goes Back in Time

Jason Paul Goes Back in Time

Freerunner Jason Paul meets up with fellow parkour athletes Kenichi, Zen, Yakuwa, and Yuutarou in downtown Tokyo, then lands at Edo Wonderland – a picture-perfect theme park that replicates life in the 17th century Edo era, samurais, ninjas and all. BTS footage here.

Skateboard Parkour

Skateboard Parkour

Athlete Jose Angeles took to the streets of San Francisco to combine two of his favorite activities – skateboarding and freerunning. So rather than having solid, stable ground to land on after his acrobatics, he’s landing on wheels.

Parkour Course POV Run

Parkour Course POV Run

Run along with athlete Calen Chan as he heads down the Skyladder parkour course built down the side of Tianman Mountain in China. Not only is the 999 step-tall course the longest on the planet, but its built on a 45° incline to add to the challenge. The slide part looks like fun.

Freezerunning

Freezerunning

Fortunately winter appears to finally be behind us, so we can now enjoy Jason Paul’s icy parkour video without thinking about having to scrape frost off our car windows. The clip was shot at Harbin, China, which turns into a frozen winterland once a year.

2D Parkour Run

2D Parkour Run

By capturing overhead shots with a drone, this amazing video provides a unique perspective compared to typical parkour and freerunning clips, transforming its acrobat, Ilko “Ill” Iliev into a the player in a top-down video game. It gets totally insane when the rappelling kicks in.

Sébastien Charron: No Excuses

Sébastien Charron: No Excuses

You’d think that a beer belly might be at odds with your martial arts and parkour skills, but you’d be wrong. After struggling with his mental health and weight gain from meds, Sébastien Charron gives all of us ordinary guys hope, and proves that you can’t judge a book by its cover.

Last Call for Mr. Paul

Last Call for Mr. Paul

We’re pretty sure we’d be caught by airport security if we tried to pull any of the shenanigans that Red Bull freerunner Jason Paul used in this video. Regardless, we’re just glad that somebody finally replaced O.J. Simpson as the new king of running to catch a flight.

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Man vs Car vs R/C Car

Man vs Car vs R/C Car

It’s a highly imbalanced race between parkour athlete Ronnie Shalvis, a Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe, and a Traxxas R/C truck. But each one has demonstrates their unique advantages in this fun and action-packed clip from Devin Graham’s Teamsupertramp.

Power Ranger Parkour

Power Ranger Parkour

It’s morphin’ time! The Red Power Ranger turns in an array of gymnastic jumps, flips and spins in this fun action video from Cam’s Creations, and starring freerunner Omar Zaki. We’re not sure about his crimefighting skills though.

Super Parkour Bros. 2

Super Parkour Bros. 2

A few years back, Dark Pixel treated us to a little Super Mario parkour action. Now Mario and Luigi are back to entertain us with more acrobatic antics in their VFX-enhanced suburbs slash Mushroom Kingdom.

Pac-Man: Come out to Play

Pac-Man: Come out to Play

A lighthearted take on the 1979 classic The Warriors replacing the original’s street thugs with Inky, Blinky, Pinky, Clyde, and Pac-Man himself. It’s a fun action-packed short from Fury Fingers, though we were hoping the Furies would turn up to play some R.B.I. Baseball.

Jurassic Parkour

Jurassic Parkour

A ridiculously clumsy looking parkour run through a Ninja Warrior training course by athlete Reko Rivera as he makes his way through the obstacle course in an inflatable T.Rex costume. We’re waiting for the Indominus Rex wall climb.

Beach Acrobatics

Beach Acrobatics

The acrobats of Project JUMPoff head to the sandy dunes and oceanfront to show off their amazing gymnastic skills. And when they’re not wowing us with their flips and spins, they breathe fire, because why not?

Freerunning in the F1 Factory

Freerunning in the F1 Factory

World champion freerunner Ryan Doyle takes his antigravity shoes to Team Red Bull’s Formula 1 race car factory, resulting in a video that should satisfy both parkour fanatics and gearheads alike. Sir, please keep your feet off of the cars.

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Swinging Over a House

Swinging Over a House

We all wanted to swing all the way to the sky when we were kids, but acrobat and stuntman Damien Walters turned that idea up a notch – jumping off a Russian swing at its highest point to fly over an entire house.

Freerunning China

Freerunning China

For the last month or so, freerunner Ronnie Shalvis has been pulling his gymnastic moves on the beaches, rooftops, towers, and walls of China. For Ronnie, the entire world is his playground, so even the most mundane places he visits look fun.

Real Life Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst

Real Life Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst

(PG-13 Language) Nope, this is not footage from a video game. Director Claudio Voicu and a group of freerunners wonderfully recreated a time trial stage from the upcoming prequel Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst. Behind the scenes here.

Insane Hi-Rise Parkour

Insane Hi-Rise Parkour

Despite being only 15 seconds long, this POV video of parkour acrobat Oleg Cricket running and jumping between ledges atop a hi-rise will have you sitting on the edge of your seat – because you probably wet your pants.

L.A. Found

L.A. Found

BeyondSlowMotion’s beautiful camerawork makes freerunner Daniel Illabaca look like he’s truly weightless as he runs, jumps, hurdles and dangles his way through the streets, alleyways and bridges of Los Angeles.

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