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  • Parkour changes how kids see their city
  • Parkour changes how kids see their city
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Parkour changes how kids see their city

Maybe you’ve seen them before: kids dangerously running across cities, jumping from roof to roof and doing backflips on the steps of public areas. While 'Parkour' has been prominent in the media for years, figures show it's now surpassed skateboarding in popularity. 



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