This area is strewn with a variety of blocks, walls and bars designed to mirror the different obstacles found in urban areas. To overcome them, the athletes have to make use of a range of techniques.
A discipline that originated on the streets, Parkour owes its initial popularity partly to cinema. It can be summed up as the art of getting from one point to another by respecting one key principle: efficiency. In the Speed-run, athletes must overcome obstacles as quickly as possible to reach the finish line. In the Freestyle event, they have to make use of the obstacles to show off their style and creativity.