Here is some more footage of one of the first Parkour groups La Releve in and around Lisses and Evry (to see the first video we posted of the group please click here). La Releve consisted of many of the original Tracers including David Belle. Those featured in this video include Sébastien Foucan, Stephane Vigroux, Johann Vigroux, Kazuma, Sébastien Goudot, Jerome Ben Aous and others.
This video is titled La Releve and it was one of the first Parkour videos ever made. La Releve is a classic in its own right not only because of its historical significance but also because it monumentally influenced the spread of Parkour around the world. Filmed in Lisses and Evry before Parkour had spread beyond the borders of
This video is an old TV report from March 2001 that has just about everyone! It features David Belle, Sébastien Foucan, Stephane Vigroux, Johann Vigroux, Kazuma, Sébastien Goudot, Rudy D., Jerome Ben Roues, and Michael Ramoani, and they are all doing Parkour in and around Lisses and
With Urban Freeflow Vol. 3 as one of our first posts on MisteParkour.com we have been waiting for the right time to add a series of other impressive documentaries to our library. After a few months we feel that now is that time.
Today we post the first in this series, one of the most impressive Parkour documentaries to date, Jump London. Starring Sébastien Foucan, Johann Vigroux, Jerome Ben Aoues, and including Stephane Vigroux* Jump London was filmed almost exactly 5 years ago in June of 2003. It aired for the first time in Britain latter that same year.
With Sébastien, Johann, and Jerome running and jumping across the rooftops and architecture of 14 different historic and monumental locations across London, the film is enough to make anybody want to try Parkour. As such Jump London, the predecessor of Jump Britain, is widely credited as the match that ignited the Parkour movement in Britain. From minute 25 to 40 this film features nothing but pure Parkour footage, and it includes Sébastien’s famous jump on the battleship HMS Belfast.
Although Sébastien does mention “Parkour,” the term “Freerunning” is the emphasis of the film and the word Parkour is never uttered by the English narrator or during the English translations. Regardless of the verbiage, the stunning cinematography, athleticism, dialogue, and Parkour history discussed in the film makes it well deserving of an addition to this site and a place in history as one of the most influential Parkour films ever created.
*As explained in the film, Jump London was intended to be filmed with Stepahen Vigroux as the fourth Tracer. However, Stephane was not able to participate because he had not yet fully recover from his ACL injury which occurred during the Nike Presto shoot in 2001. Stephane discusses this injury more thoroughly in Urban Freeflow Vol. 3. Even though Stephane was not able to perform for this film specifically, a majority of footage of him and Johann was taken from the Vigroux Brothers (2001 – 2003) video and utilized throughout Jump London.
This is a great Parkour video of the Vigroux brothers hard at play. Featuring Stephane and Johann Vigroux this is a collection of footage shot from 2001 to 2003.