Research on Women in Parkour

 Google Images search for "parkour" shows epic silhouettes of male athletes.

Google Images search for "parkour" shows epic silhouettes of male athletes.

Is Parkour an Exclusive Boys' Club?

Maybe…but maybe not. Figuring out how many women are actually in the sport will provide a baseline from which to investigate this larger question.

 
 Majority-female jam at the North American Women's Parkour Jam 2016 in Colorado.  Photo Credit: Anya Chibis

Majority-female jam at the North American Women's Parkour Jam 2016 in Colorado.

Photo Credit: Anya Chibis

Recommendations for Increasing the Number of Women and Girls in Parkour

The need-to-know “Best Practices” for making parkour more attractive, welcoming, and inclusive for women and other under-represented groups; developed collectively by participants of Art of Retreat 2017 and the global parkour community.