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Gymnastics Seizes Control of Urban Sport Parkour

Parkour is the official new discipline of gymnastics. At least according to gymnastics. Gymnastic’s national member organisations recently voted at a congress in Baku to ratify moves by their international federation, the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG), to incorporate parkour into the sport. Gymnastics started

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Parkour vs Freerunning? What’s the Difference?

This post was originally published on Movement Unleashed. Parkour vs Freerunning? A guide to their Definitions If you’ve done any googling on parkour or are just getting into it, you’ve likely heard both the terms “parkour” and “freerunning” being thrown around – which can understandably lead

Opinion: What is Obstacle Course Freestyle?

Recently, at the same time that OCR is being adapted for the Olympics, the international gymnastics federation, the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG), has announced plans to create a new gymnastics discipline of obstacle course competitions proposed for the Olympics. Yet to be officially named, the new

Gymnastics Launches Obstacle Course Sprint (OCS)

Obstacle Course Sprint (OCS) Premieres as the Latest Obstacle Sport Although earlier this week Mud Run Guide posted an opinion piece musing that the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) set their signs on taking on OCR, FIG has instead come forward with a new obstacle course race format of