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BART Psychogeographical Association
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Tasks / Basic Parkour

Learn basic parkour.

Document yourself learning and employing it. Be careful !

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25 points
Level 2
In the zone of: BART Psychogeographical Association
Created by Burn Unit

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Parkour
posted by Blue on June 5th, 2007 12:28 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUksaD-JJgI

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posted by Odysseus on September 19th, 2007 11:51 PM

Seeing as how parkour is seen as an artform can someone from AofA have a possibility of completing this task, because I am incredibly interested in parkour. Possibly if we could post creative moves and pictures?

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posted by Tricia Tanaka on December 27th, 2007 3:25 PM

Hurray! Someone posted a parkour task!
I don't think I'll participate, though. I'm not very flexible. :D

Although Parkour is not exactly an art form (it's a technique for getting from point A to point B efficiently), I agree that everyone should be able to do it.
You can use it in both Urban and natural environments (Biome), it could be considered an aesthetic pastime (Aesthesmatics), and I know it brings people together (Humanitarian Crisis). Plus, tons of virtual reality games feature parkour-like actions (Equivalenz).

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posted by Dax Tran-Caffee on September 5th, 2009 2:47 PM

About time this task got listed...

Too late, however. Far too late.

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posted by teucer on September 5th, 2009 3:28 PM

Too late for me too.

Can I get credit for learning slightly beyond the basics, since the basics are all I've learned thus far?

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posted by Dax Tran-Caffee on September 5th, 2009 11:04 PM

Nope.

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posted by teucer on September 5th, 2009 11:09 PM

What if I wouldn't have started were it not for SF0, even though I started before this task was live?

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posted by JJason Recognition on September 6th, 2009 2:06 PM

Still no.

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posted by Peter Garnett on September 7th, 2009 3:58 AM

So someone suggest task "Intermediate Parkour".

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posted by Mistress MeiMei on September 8th, 2009 11:02 AM

what constitutes "basic parkour"?
for example, is there a list of parkour skills which one must learn in order to have completed this task?
or is it fairly vague?
im not sure if my "skills" count as qualifying. =P

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posted by .thatskarobot on September 10th, 2009 4:23 PM

a few members from bwo are active traceurs.

I had no idea this task existed.

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posted by Kattapa on June 2nd, 2011 4:19 PM

For the people that already have parkour skills it would be cool to teach the basics of parkour to others. (As a way of completing this task.)

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posted by relet 裁判長 on June 6th, 2011 1:12 AM

There is also the task "SF0 Skill Exchange". So you might learn something in return for teaching parkour.

[It's generally not helpful to perform or submit a single praxis to several tasks, because one is just blocking one's own opportunities for more awesomeness that way. But then in this case, there might be two awesome things taught and learned.]


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Basic Parkour by Road Scholar December 19th, 2010 5:20 AM

Parkour! Oh, what a word. I count it among the treasures of the academic discourse you know me for; the comparative study of our peoples. While you have only known me thus far, more or less, as a merchant of foreign styles, I suppose I have failed t...

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Basic Parkour by gato fetz July 23rd, 2011 10:49 AM

here is just a jump! remember, this is how you should learn parkour: hard training and sessions of techincal repetition. to be and to last!

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Basic Parkour by Art Catrambone August 18th, 2011 4:32 PM

So I've been doing parkour (and freerunning) for a few years and just stumbled across this so this is a raw clip of me doing a small flow run with my new gopro camera w/ cambra on

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