Pensioner parkour: 'I feel perky'
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How free running helps the health of an older generation

The sport of free running or parkour has been seen as a daring activity for young adrenaline seekers.

However there are now classes being run for the over 60s - with those attending finding that it improves their balance and spacial awareness, therefore reducing their risk of falling in later life.

Mike Bushell reports from a class in east London.

If you'd like to find out more about getting into Parkour, you can find out how in our guide to adventure sports.

  • 25 Feb 2017
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