TONIGHT: Free Running Competition at the National Theatre

By Zoe Craig Last edited 89 months ago
TONIGHT: Free Running Competition at the National Theatre

The layered, Brutalist concrete of the National Theatre might've been designed as a Free Running paradise, were the sport in vogue in the 1970s.

Happily, tonight, Red Bull Art of Motion will use the theatre's distinctive architecture as a temporary Free Running course. Twenty five of the world's best free runners will leap and flip their way across the multi-levelled building, hoping to impress a panel of four judges.

The top 12 contestants will then advance to the finals, where they'll be judged on their "creativity, execution and flow."

Hotly tipped to do well are 3 of the world's best free runners, Ryan Doyle from Liverpool, Tim Shieff from Derbyshire and Blue, aka Paul Joseph.

Get there early to get a good spot.

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Last Updated 20 March 2011