More Answers
The History of Parkour
Learn about some of the history of Parkour, including some of the terminology used when discussing the sport.... More »
Difficulty: Moderate



The History of Parkour - HowStuffWorks

The history of parkour began with David Belle. Read about the development of parkour and other traceurs like Sebastien Foucan and Stephane Vigroux.

Parkour timeline - Parkour Training Blog

Parkour timeline following the history of Parkour and Free running and the changes that happened during the evolution of these disciplines.

What is Parkour? | Parkour Visions

Oct 10, 2014 ... NOTE: This is Parkour Visions' history of Parkour as researched by members of our Board. Within the Parkour community there are different ...

The History of Parkour || Learn more about the world famous lifestyle ...

History of Parkour and Free Running. Founder of Parkour, David Belle. Parkour has been growing worldwide as a new, beneficial sport for millions of people, but  ... History&v=tJjQS-xMr5U
Dec 27, 2011 ... This is Part 1 in a 5 part video series I am releasing of old footage filmed in the mid 90's in Lisses. I've divided the footage up to better organize ...

In which country did the sport of parkour originate? - Quora

The foundation of parkour is said to have originated in France. The Parkour Generations website makes an attempt to chronicle the early history ...

Parkour/Introduction/History and Philosophy - Wikibooks, open ...

History[edit]. It may be argued that Parkour has been around since the dawn of man and his passion to move, be it for fun or for survival. Thus we shall focus on ... History&v=WzTPd6RLfCA
Jul 5, 2014 ... This video explains the history and philosophy of Parkour, covering people from Georges Hébert to David Belle and Sébastien Foucan, the ...
Popular Q&A
Q: The History of Parkour
A: Parkour's development into a cohesive discipline first began in 1988 in Lisses, France, when David Belle was 15 years old. Belle was greatly influenced by his f... Read More »
Q: Can you give me the history of parkour?
A: In some sense, Parkour has been around as long as man's need to hunt and avoid... Read More »
Helpful Resources

Parkour History - Parkour Generations

Aug 22, 2014 ... Trying to pinpoint the exact moment of the birth of Parkour is no easy task. In fact, it may actually prove to be an impossibility. Something as ...

A Brief & Basic History of Parkour - World Freerunning ... -

Hebert 00 150x150 A Brief & Basic History of Parkour. Georges Hebert. In 1902, a volcano blew its top on the Caribbean island of Martinique. A French naval ...

The history of Parkour - Parkour Training Blog

Parkour History. The earliest form of Parkour in history was defined by Georges Hebert, a naval officer in the French army who served both during World War I ...