Rivalry between Tricking and Parkour

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There is a certain rivalry between some members of the tricking and parkour communities.[1]

The main reason that certain trickers dislike parkour is that parkour gets more recognition, when they believe their sport is physically more challenging.[2]

On the other hand, certain traceurs also have a dislike towards tricking. This is usually because they believe that tricking is just a form of showing off, when their discipline is actually useful.[citation needed]

These disagreements are often fuelled by people mislabelling tricking as parkour, and associating the disciplines as the same thing, when they are in fact very different.

[edit] Notes

  1. "YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.". youtube.com. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
  2. "PhpEw.png (PNG Image, 453×123 pixels)". i.imgur.com. Retrieved 2010-08-26.