Leap of faith: Robbie Griffith in the News

Leap of faith: Robbie Griffith in the News

In today’s world of computer games and social media, scrambling over walls, shinning up trees and leaping from railings seem like pursuits from a bygone age.

Not so for 14-year-old Robbie Griffith, known as “Wee Beastie”, who can often be found propelling himself around the urban landscape.

Griffith is a leading parkour athlete; a discipline that developed in the 1980s in France from military obstacle course training which uses only the human body and the environment to move around.

Read the full article on Robbie at the Herald website.