Traceurs in Gaza are using Parkour "untangle the 'anger and depression' that comes with living where they do."
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Living in the war torn area around the Gaza strip may make practicing parkour seem superlous "as it so happens, the dense urban setting is perfectly suited for the activity." They discovered Parkour after watching Jump London a few years ago. Enshasy recruited Jakhbeer and it grew from there.
The only connection they have to the outside world is a "cheap computer" that they are on for hours a day researching and chatting. These athletes are confidant that if they are to escape Gaza it will be becasue of Parkour. Their are a lot of things stopping them. First is the pressure to get a job to help their poor families. They hope to become professionals some day and are entered into Parkulture's contest to try and gain passage to Miami. Currently they are in first place.
Even if they are selected their are many road blocks that they have to overcome.