I'm a big fan of parkour, aka free running, and have written about it here before on MNN, naming it a top green extreme sport.

I was blown away yesterday with a post on Boing Boing with a video from 1930 showing a dude running parkour. It's remarkable how close it is to its modern analog.

Compare that to modern day parkour.

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Watch: Parkour video from 1930
An 80-year-old video shows that though parkour may be a modern phenomenon, the basic movements of the sport are much, much older.