Video: Freerunner Ryan Doyle Does It His Way

Watch Ryan Doyle light up the Azerbaijani capital city of Baku in this snapshot of parkour.
By Chris Stanton

After Ryan, the 28-year-old freerunner and parkour athlete from the UK, finished travelling the globe in a quest to discover his own seven wonders of the world, he chose Baku, Azerbaijan, as a place where he could expand his freerunning horizons in a completely different way.

Baku is known as the City of Contrasts. Ryan decided to use that and create together with the production crew a unique video, which would be a contrast indeed to other parkour videos – something quite surreal with a different feel and different look – featuring his own philosophy.

“When you are a freerunner, it does not have to be all about destination and going from point A to point B, at the end of the day I am not trying to get anywhere and nobody is chasing me. I realized that it was time for me to do something really different – an artistic and poetic video where I can just dance and play with the environment,” said Ryan.

Ryan Doyle, from the United Kingdom, performs during Red Bull Parkour in Baku, Azerbaijan, on April 6, 2013.
Brilliant in Baku © Samo Vidic/Red Bull Content Pool
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