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First world free-run contest

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The world's first free-running world championships are taking place in London in the UK on Wednesday evening.

One of the event's promoters, 'Ez', explains the history behind the sport and the aim of the contest.

Among those competing and appearing in this clip are Cali, representing France, Skipper, one of several representing the US and Sarge, representing Mexico.

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