Tom Scott Tries to Learn the Challenging Art of Parkour

The ever-adventurous Tom Scott traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland to meet with Hedge, the executive director of Access Parkour in order to learn this very challenging art form.

At the end of the first day, Scott was able to improve his balance a bit by working indoors. On the second day, Scott was taken outside to perform several moves around a cement staircase. Despite his fear and self-admitted lack of athletic skills, Scott was able to conquer each move with repetition and the support of a good teacher.

I got an invitation from Access Parkour in Edinburgh. Could I do something impressive with just one day’s training? Well, it depends on what you call “impressive”

Tom Scott Tries Parkour
Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.