War & Parkour: Teens in Syria are turning to the risky sport as an escape

The Syrian civil war has hit Inkhil hard. Just an hour's drive from Daraa, where protests six years ago sparked the ongoing conflict, this ramshackle, rebel-held town bears the trappings of relentless battle: devastated buildings, caved-in windows, and roads turned to rubble.

But a group of local teenagers have devised a daring way to reclaim Inkhil's ruins. On quiet days when the fighting has paused, they take to the streets, mount the decimated rooftops, and take a leap.

Inspiring resilience in the face of such a devastating war! Read the full article here: http://theweek.com/captured/696581/war-parkour

 Ibrahim al-Kadiri and another parkour practitioner demonstrate their skills on damaged buildings in Inkhil, Syria. 

Ibrahim al-Kadiri and another parkour practitioner demonstrate their skills on damaged buildings in Inkhil, Syria.