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While some might want to separate parkour from the trick-oriented nature of skateboarding, there are some very core commonalities between the two including building a physical vocabulary, adapting to and finding challenges in different environments, personal creativity and expression, etc.

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Comment by SafeNSure on November 1, 2013 at 1:10am
More than separating, I would distinguish the two disciplines, which are indeed assimilated by all the mentioned factors and characteristics, but differentiated by their different physicality, purpose and underlying philosophy, IMO.

Many of the commonalities between the two can be found between most of these activities: http://baparkour.ning.com/forum/topics/inspiration-from-anything-for

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