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Parkour enthusiasts show off gymnastics prowess on Gaza beach04:59

Parkour enthusiasts show off gymnastics prowess on Gaza beach

Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Gaza Strip
June 27, 2020 at 07:29 GMT -00:00 · Published

A group of Palestinian parkour athletes displayed their gymnastics skills at a crowded beach in Gaza Strip.

With the Mediterranean sea as their background and the golden hour of the day unleashing its wonders, the athletes were seen performing their stunts as they jumped and even used a pole to show their skills on Friday.

"Every Friday we come here in the evening hours because this is the only place where we can practise this sport freely in the abundant sand of the sea for safety and security factors," explained Gymnastics and parkour instructor Ahmed Abu Hsira.

"Through this game, we send a message about our team and about the country we live in, besides that, we release the negative energy that is within us because of the conditions we live in," added sportsman, Ahmed Bustan.

Parkour is a sport developed in France deriving from military obstacle course training. It uses gymnastic and acrobatic skills to find the most efficient ways of traversing an urban environment.

Parkour enthusiasts show off gymnastics prowess on Gaza beach04:59
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A group of Palestinian parkour athletes displayed their gymnastics skills at a crowded beach in Gaza Strip.

With the Mediterranean sea as their background and the golden hour of the day unleashing its wonders, the athletes were seen performing their stunts as they jumped and even used a pole to show their skills on Friday.

"Every Friday we come here in the evening hours because this is the only place where we can practise this sport freely in the abundant sand of the sea for safety and security factors," explained Gymnastics and parkour instructor Ahmed Abu Hsira.

"Through this game, we send a message about our team and about the country we live in, besides that, we release the negative energy that is within us because of the conditions we live in," added sportsman, Ahmed Bustan.

Parkour is a sport developed in France deriving from military obstacle course training. It uses gymnastic and acrobatic skills to find the most efficient ways of traversing an urban environment.

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