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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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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