Aired on: Dec 2022
Featured in the story: Samuel Wong, Parkour student, A2 Movements; Bernice Tan, Parkour student; Mylene, Parkour student; Gwendolyn Neo, Instructor, Lion City Parkour
To most of us, parkour may come across as reckless stunts performed by daredevils who race over rooftops, flip over ledges and climb walls. But in reality, its aim is to move effectively through a complex physical environment in an efficient manner. Due to its risky nature, parkour has predominantly been dominated by younger men. But lately in Singapore, more women, and seniors in their 50s and 60s are trying their hand at this niche activity.