Text by Tetsuhiko Endo; Photographs courtesy of Brett Beyer
Photographer Brett Beyer has documented everything from still lifes in tiny studios in Manhattan to landscapes in California. It should come as no surprise, then, that he jumped at the chance to photograph the emerging activity of urban free running, or parkour, as it is known in its native France.
“When I first saw parkour on television, my visceral reaction was that it was really cool. But on a deeper level, I was intrigued by the way that they reinvented the urban landscape,” he explains.
ADVENTURE recently sat down with Brett look at photos and talk about his new book, NY Parkour, and how he captured the young traceurs of the urban jungle in their natural environment.
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