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Sep 6, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Crack Test Dummies EPC
Pretty impressive.

biertijd.com/mediaplayer/?item...

Just sayin'.

R
Richard Fernandez
From Flagstaff, AZ
Joined Nov 23, 2008
801 points
Sep 6, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Rock Wars, RRG, 2008
I'm not impressed. Much of the time it's public property, city fences or buildings being played with. Others show them trespassing in an abandoned private warehouse, etc. Many see it as illegal and vandalism. Kinda like the skateboarders who grind down railings and scrape up concrete terraces and stairs. Somebody will get hurt and guess who will then file a lawsuit? Go join a gym, pay the cost of playing your silly jumping games somewhere that allows it. Woodchuck ATC
Joined Nov 29, 2007
3,133 points
Sep 6, 2010
Regardless what them old dudes are cranking on up there, that's just awesome stuff! Woot!! I was going to downgrade it fora weak score, but then I realized that I love that they used some other music other than the crap rap that is so common these days.

Thanks for sharing!
Billcoe
Joined Mar 16, 2006
614 points
Sep 6, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Crack Test Dummies EPC
johnL

2 possibilities; your Geritol is expired or you sat on the bottle, again.

Woodchuck, you backed into the rake I shoulda walked into. Test; do you hear a scratchy sound when you walk?

Just sayin'

R

P.S. I'm on this site ALL THE FUCKING TIME and I've never seen a Parkour video link posted. Climb down from the rafters and don't click or watch the vid, try it, it's easy.

P.S.S. It's Guidline #1, not Rule #1.
Richard Fernandez
From Flagstaff, AZ
Joined Nov 23, 2008
801 points
Sep 6, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: smoke break, pitch 5 or 6 (or 7??) of Dark Shadows
Vandalism.... ha ha ha ah a

Don't you guys remember being 18?

At least they're not spray painting, sitting all day watching TV, or smoking pot obsessively eating Krispy Kremes and Little Debbies.
Eric Krantz
From Black Hills
Joined Feb 21, 2004
469 points
Sep 6, 2010
I remember a time when the same kinds of negative, derogatory comments would have been posted about climbing. That is, if the internet had actually existed back then.

My, the times they are a changin'...

EDIT: Absolutely awesome. Those guys would be phenomenal climbers...
Richard Radcliffe
From Louisville, CO
Joined Apr 28, 2006
268 points
Sep 6, 2010
I thought that was pretty awesome...You guys need to take yourselves a bit less seriously... Bodhi
From Alexandria, VA
Joined Dec 27, 2009
0 points
Sep 6, 2010
I want to know what he was going to do at the end! J.J
Joined Aug 23, 2008
185 points
Sep 6, 2010
JFC, its been 10 years now since the Russian kids started this video trend. Hasnt everyone seen it yet?


n00b
P LaDouche
From CO
Joined Apr 12, 2007
16 points
Sep 6, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Nearing the end of Thank God Ledge.
I've seen several Parkour videos, but never on this site. I thought it was awesome. Jeff G.
From Fort Collins
Joined Feb 26, 2006
1,028 points
Dec 11, 2010
Rock Climbing Photo: Rock Wars, RRG, 2008
caverryan wrote:
Most people grow out of the silly jumping games in grade school, and move on to real sports (i.e., climbing, sking, and drinking, er.. I mean football). Some don't, apparently....


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Woodchuck ATC
Joined Nov 29, 2007
3,133 points
Apr 19, 2011
Rock Climbing Photo: Nice view
caverryan wrote:
Most people grow out of the silly jumping games in grade school, and move on to real sports (i.e., climbing, sking, and drinking, er.. I mean football). Some don't, apparently....

Like all of us? I used to climb a piano when I was 3 and now look at me...I just upgraded when the piano got easy
Owen Darrow
From Garmisch,
Joined Feb 22, 2010
1,933 points
Apr 19, 2011
parkourers, parkourists, or whatever they are called, have skills. That stuff is awesome. Not cool if they trespass; but if they do it in a way that they aren't risking others then that's fine. Near where I live is a windy mountain road that is popular with downhill longboarders (see wimp.com/beautifullongboarding... ). Some people may think they are crazy and irresponsible, but it is public property and they can use it within the law as they see fit. Usually they have helmets and pads, and sometimes even sails (to help go slow I assume).

Furthermore, I think parkour does less damage to public property than skateboarders grinding benches and curbs.

Is parkour more risky than free soloing?

Parkour may be THE perfect sport for inner-city youths.
Joseph Stover
From Batesville, AR
Joined Dec 8, 2005
881 points
Apr 19, 2011
Rock Climbing Photo: Mexican Crack in LCC SLC UT
Woodchuck ATC wrote:
I'm not impressed. Much of the time it's public property, city fences or buildings being played with. Others show them trespassing in an abandoned private warehouse, etc. Many see it as illegal and vandalism. Kinda like the skateboarders who grind down railings and scrape up concrete terraces and stairs. Somebody will get hurt and guess who will then file a lawsuit? Go join a gym, pay the cost of playing your silly jumping games somewhere that allows it.


Yeah... go join a gym already... Jeesh!
Jhernand
From Salt Lake City, UT
Joined Apr 15, 2009
209 points
Apr 20, 2011
Rock Climbing Photo: rockerwaves
Do any of you guys actually participate in this sport or are you just fans! I acknowledge the abilities of these athletes.But please tell me something that YOU DO ! Olaf Mitchell
From Paia, Maui, Hi,
Joined Mar 16, 2007
4,277 points
Apr 20, 2011
Rock Climbing Photo: excellent technique
Woodchuck ATC wrote:
I'm not impressed. Much of the time it's public property, city fences or buildings being played with.


oh no! he jumps over public property! i am so angry!
apeman e
Joined Oct 21, 2008
23 points
Aug 15, 2011
so annoying stuff llky
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