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Parkour performer Daniel Ilabaca performs a cat balance. (Jon Lucas/Flickr)
Parkour performer Daniel Ilabaca performs a cat balance. (Jon Lucas/Flickr)

We talk with a Somerville native and Davidson College graduate who's spending the year studying the Parkour movement and its social implications. Blake Evitt plans to visit seven countries where the movement, known as "freerunning" or "urban gymnastics," has had a big impact. Evitt received a prestigious Watson Fellowship for the study.

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  • Blake Evitt

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This program aired on July 8, 2010.

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