Parkour is Official in the UK – level 2

18-01-2017 07:00

Parkour is a new sport. It is also known as freerunning. Sebastian Foucan founded this sport. You can see his skills in the James Bond movie “Casino Royale”.

Parkour is running, jumping over obstacles, or climbing over buildings and walls. It looks dangerous at times, but Foucan says that it is as safe as any sport. He compares it to rugby, wrestling, surfing or climbing – if you do not do the sport right, you can get hurt.

Parkour is now an official sport in the UK. The UK is the first country in the world to recognise it. This means that people can teach parkour in schools.

Difficult words: found (start), obstacle (something in your way), climb (go upwards).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

 

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