Young and free

By CHRISTINE CHEAH BEFORE Abudi Alsagoff, 22 knew what parkour was, he was a nerd who spent most of his time indoors. All his free time was spent reading manga, watching anime, playing online games and hanging out with friends. But all that changed when his friend showed him a parkour video on YouTube […]

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Security risks

By CHRISTINE CHEAH WHILE Abudi and his friends were showing some stunt during the photoshoot, they (as well as the photographer and I) were scolded by the security guards for climbing the walls at a park in Setiawangsa, Kuala Lumpur. Abudi, with poise, just calmly said: “Bang, sekejap saje. Shoot last ni.” (Brother, it’s […]

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The starting point

By CHRISTINE CHEAH DAVID Belle was one of the restless teenagers who used to run around parks in the suburban neighbourhood in Lisses, France, in the early 1990s. His father Raymond, however, was a rigid soldier, who was well-trained in navigating obstacle courses. If there was anything that David learned from his father back […]

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Running free

By CHRISTINE CHEAH A FEW years ago, parkour was nothing but a serious hobby for buddies Abudi Alsagoff, Mohd Amirul Asyraf Zulkifli and Mudabbir Ahmad Ilyas. They hopped over railings like Donkey Kong, jumped over concrete walls like the Mario Brothers and flipped across the playground like carefree teenagers. But when the parkour (also […]

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