YOUNG daredevils are flirting with disaster for the entire world to see in an alarming new wave of “Free Running” footage that is making its way onto YouTube. Based on the French sport parkour, free running is the latest extreme
sport to hit Australian shores, and has been described as the “art” of defying gravity by leaping off or between concrete buildings at great heights.
There are no safety harnesses, no nets and certainly no emergency services on standby; with teens as young as 15 and 16 competing to see who is brave enough to leap from the greatest height. Continue Reading »