Video: Choose Parkour: Fan puts twist on iconic Trainspotting scene

A Parkour fan has put a twist on the iconic running scene from Trainspotting to promote the sport.

Wednesday, 8th March 2017, 10:49 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:02 am
Trainspotting 2 filming on Princes Street. Ewan McGregor running in a scene that echoes the famous shoplifting scene in the first movie

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16-year-old RObbie Griffith recorded himself jumping over famous landmarks in the Capital that featured in the original Trainspotting.

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The free running video even includes the scene in which Renton crashes into a car, with Robbie flipping over the black vehicle.

As well as taking in some of the famous landmarks and iconic scenes from the film, it includes the ‘Choose Life’ mantra, telling viewers to ‘Choose Parkour’

The monologue begins ““Choose life. Choose a sport. Choose an interest. Choose a community. Choose to channel a vision.” before further recreating the scene.

Published yesterday on Youtube, does this video have what it takes to go viral?

We’ll let you decide.