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Kabul youth turns war-pocked landscape into a playground for dare devils | Global Voices

Parkour, a form of urban acrobatics born in France, has found a welcome home in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. There, in a city that has known no shortage of violence and upheaval, a super-flexible youth collective is reclaiming the landscape from fear and devastation with high octane stunts and a positive message.

Global Voices was lucky enough to catch up with the man that brought Parkour to Afghanistan, Abdul Jamil Sherzad, who spoke to us about peace, injuries and the struggle to find funding to develop this up-and-coming sport in the country.

Read the original story here: Parkour for peace: Kabul youth turns war-pocked landscape into a playground for dare devils · Global Voices

 

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