Xplore playToon

Tyneside is one big playground and PlayToon 2012 is out to represent skaters, BMXers and free-runners over the weekend of 18th-19th May 2012.
Urban Games, Digital Deekies, 4-Sight, Northumbria Uni and Streetphire have hooked up with the Holy Biscuit Gallery in Shieldfield to organise the venue, exhibtion and action. We will be showing photography, video, cartoons and maps from local street sports scenes with ramps and space for live action. Maybe you are only starting out or have a stash of photos from back in the day: PlayToon is there to show off your world, roots and culture.
This blog will keep you posted on what we are up to, how to get involved and explore the place of street sports in the city.

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

"Parkour.. you don't need anything....

...if you're doing flipping, if you're doing the jumps, if you're doing the movement it makes you feel better. I do free running to relax and chill out. I've got lots of stuff to sort out but when i'm free running i don't thin kabout my work and stuff, i just think about this" (Aaron). You don't even need a building, but you probably need a city. Just not the city everyone else sees. "The physio told me to stop... i can't stop, it's a life... it's what I do"

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