Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=231369
Story Retrieval Date: 4/17/2015 11:13:59 AM CST
New fitness trends come and go -- with hefty promises and sometimes even heftier equipment fees. But to do the fitness style called Parkour all you need is your body and the space around you.
Kurt Gowan is the owner of Parkour Ways, one of a few Parkour studios in Chicagoland. Gowan says once he started scaling walls with Parkour, it changed his entire outlook on life.