Kashmiri Youth and Art of Parkour, Free Running in Kashmir
To be true, majority of India may not be aware what really Parkour is and in distant Kashmir valley, people have almost mastered it.
Parkour is a holistic training discipline using movement that developed from military obstacle course training. Parkour can include obstacle courses, running, climbing, swinging, vaulting, jumping, rolling, quadrupedal movement, and the like, depending on what movement is deemed most suitable for the given situation.
Inspired by the free runners of Gaza, Zahid Shah, 22, a commerce graduate founded the Kashmir Freerunning and Parkour Federation, at the age 22 he is now the local trainer . He spoke to the BBC about growing up in the valley where protests and clashes happen often.