New England ParkourNing Network Spotlight
Parkour is “a physical discipline focusing on fast efficient forward motion over, under, and around obstacles in one’s environment.” New England Parkour is a social network for traceurs, those who practice parkour, in New England. Videos on New England Parkour show off members in action and demonstrate the best of parkour, from running up walls to nonstop running, jumping and climbing.
Members exchange tips like how to perfect flips or stick a hard landing and commiserate about parkour-related injuries in the well-categorized Forum. Using Groups and discussion categories for each region, they organize training sessions and meet other traceurs in their city or state. The Resources tab provides pages of helpful information for both newbies and experienced traceurs, from parkour frequently asked questions and how to take the first step to a training grounds map and mastering the roll.