Parkour is Official in the UK – level 1

18-01-2017 07:00

Parkour is a new sport. People also call it freerunning. Sebastian Foucan is the founder of the sport. You can see him in “Casino Royale”. It is a James Bond film.

Parkour is running, jumping and climbing. It can look dangerous, but Foucan says that it is like other sports. He says that it is like rugby, wrestling or surfing. If you do not do it right, you can get hurt.

The UK makes parkour an official sport. It is the first country to do this. People can teach official sports in schools.

Difficult words: founder (a person who starts something), climb (go upwards), get hurt (if you get hurt, something bad happens to your body).

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