Parkour<br />"Obstacles are found everywhere, and in overcoming them we nourish ourselves." <br />-David Belle<br />Nguyen<br />
The Definition of Parkour<br />A spiritual philosophy that promotes enabling one’s mental and physical strength to overcome any type of obstacle.<br />
Founder<br />Creator: <br /><ul><li>David Belle
Reason: To challenge and build on one’s strength. </li></li></ul><li>David Belle’s Influence<br />Georges Hebert’s theory<br /><ul><li> People should focus on one’s own ability without the convenience of technology. </li></li></ul><li>Newton’s Second Law<br />F = m x a <br />The force applied to the “Traceur”(Parkour Participants) or “Traceuses” (Female) varies on their mass, acceleration, and time.<br />
Video of Parkour in Action<br />“The Office”-Parkour<br />
Impact <br />Changed the lives of people all over the world by its philosophy. <br />
Impact<br />Media, (action/stunt) movies, and video games.<br />
Impact<br />Parkour Boot Camp trains military personnel, police officers, SWAT Team members, etc.<br />
References<br />American Parkour - Parkour and Freerunning - Connect. (n.d.). American Parkour - Parkour and Freerunning - Connect. Retrieved February 4, 2010, from http://www.americanparkour.com/<br />Constellation, e. B. (n.d.). Popular Science | New Technology, Science News, The Future Now. Popular Science | New Technology, Science News, The Future Now. Retrieved February 4, 2010, from http://www.popsci.com<br />Sagert, K. (n.d.). Encyclopedia of Extreme sports (2009). Parkour. Retrieved February 4, 2010, from pop.greenwood.com/Default.aspx<br />The Physics Classroom. (n.d.). The Physics Classroom. Retrieved February 4, 2010, from http://physicsclassroom.com<br />Tribe Showreel 2009. (n.d.). The Tribe - Professional Parkour and Freerunning Team. Retrieved February 4, 2010, from http://www.tribalmovement.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=82&Itemid=99999999<br />What is Parkour? : Parkourpedia. (n.d.). Parkourpedia. Retrieved February 4, 2010, from http://parkourpedia.com/about/what-is-parkour<br />APA formatting by BibMe.org.<br />
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