Wednesday, January 06, 2010

They Call Him the Monkey King

This morning I found a video of a man in India who has all the makings of a parkour legend. I couldn't embed the video, so you'll have to view it on the youtube site. And I apologize in advance for the ad at the beginning. But the move this guy makes around the :35 mark is one of the most remarkable things I've ever seen.

P.S.: I wish there were a few more monkey queens out there.

Here's a video of some traceuses (as female practitioners of parkour are called) in action.


Anonymous The Irregular Girl said...


That was totally cool. How do they DO that stuff!!?

9:39 AM  
Anonymous Gamma said...

So, uh, could we get a link to the video?

2:07 PM  
Anonymous Clare said...

WOW! Especially when he was upside down, and then he swung over to the sides!

5:22 PM  
Blogger lindseybookworm said...

These girls could make great livings as ninjas. COOL!!!! Go ninjas. Go girl-power.

5:57 PM  
Anonymous 42 said...


My new resolution is to be a monkey queen.

10:56 PM  
Blogger Reel Dancer said...

i'm going to become their best friends. i've always wanted to do stuff like that...

5:39 PM  
Anonymous Patsee said...

Wow. Look at his biceps. That fellow is strong.

6:16 PM  
Anonymous Amanda said...

Woot!!!!! I love parkour!!! I first saw it on top gear!!! (James may and parkour) also I just saw paranomal activity the ending was REALING creepy but before that it wasn't creepy!!!! Any way good night to all!!!!

10:07 PM  
Blogger brave chickens said...

I'm pretty sure if you live in a large city in your country that you can take up parkour classes, either for free or for a small amount (eg: Australia). Parkour requires a lot of core fitness. I agree though, they'd be pretty awesome ninjas! :D

12:33 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my new resolution is to be like this by the end of the year. i'll never use a ladder again!

9:55 PM  
Anonymous SaskiaLocke said...

OMG i have been looking for girls doing parkour for AGES!! Fantastic!

1:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...
monkey kings:)

3:43 PM  

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