understanding FIG Parkour

FIG added their version of obstacle course competition as a discipline in 2017.

And called it Parkour. The same named used by the World Freerunning and Parkour Federation.

I would have been happier if FIG had used a different name.

That said, it’s been successful, despite the pandemic.

This well edited video explains the FIG rules.

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World Games Birmingham, Alabama a success

While a total of 3,600 athletes representing more than 100 countries competed in the 34 sports, athletes from a significant 24 varying nations claimed medals across the four Gymnastics disciplines and Parkour. …

World Games 2022: Golds, glory and game-changers

World Games media coverage

Olly and Blythe are there.

Parkour at the World Games

The World Games are something of an Olympics for non-Olympic disciplines.

World Games 2022 are scheduled for Birmingham (USA) 7-17 July.

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