Parkour + Skateboarding

Parkour + Skateboarding
Jeff Squires
  • 5 november 2007

When people describe parkour, they almost always fall back upon skateboarding comparisons such as “it’s like skateboarding without the board” or “imagine combining skateboarding with gymnastics” – inevitably, these comparisons have drawn a lot criticism from skaters. If only as an inspiration for parkour, there do seem to be some clear similarities.

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