An American Parkour Pioneer
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An American Parkour Pioneer

Mark Toorock was a self-described 'spaz' when he was growing up. But the D.C. resident has since learned to transform his energy into a passion for practicing and teaching Parkour, a radical French sport that features acrobatic leaps, jumps and vaults as a means of overcoming obstacles in an urban landscape.Video by Ben de la Cruz and Kat Keene Hogue/washingtonpost.comJump First, Ask Questions Later (Post Magazine, Jan. 13, 2008)

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