Unscripted

G4 reality show searches for Parkour champions

G4 will launch a one-hour weekly series billed as the first Parkour championship competition series, Jump City: Seattle, on February 15.
January 20, 2011

G4 will launch a one-hour weekly series billed as the first Parkour championship competition series, Jump City: Seattle, on February 15.

The series, from FremantleMedia North America in association with Motion, Inc.,  will see four teams of Parkour athletes running, climbing, jumping and more through Seattle. It is hosted by G4′s Blair Herter and Parkour veteran Brady Romberg.

G4′s president Neil Tiles says in a statement that Jump City is the next evolution in the phenomenon of Parkour.

Each episode has two teams compete in a relay through a set course and they’re also judged for style after performing a routine.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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