The women of parkour  OCT 15 2008

The NY Times reports that a growing number of women are taking up parkour.

"There are certain disadvantages to doing parkour as a woman," Zanevsky said. "The most annoying is if you're training alone, as I do in my neighborhood in Brooklyn, the unwelcome attention from guys. You get catcalls, because you're doing these weird movements.

And there's a video! (via fimoculous)

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