'Why I want parkour to be an Olympic sport'
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Nairobi parkour runner on why it should be in the Olympics

Michael, from Nairobi, has been interested in parkour since he saw YouTube videos of people flipping.

Parkour is typically a street sport which involves running, jumping and climbing over obstacles.

However, the 17-year-old warns in this BBC Africa One Minute Story that people need to know their limits before embarking on the sport.

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  • 18 Feb 2019
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