Perth: Perfect for Urban Sports?

Media Article


Urban Sport and Public Space


Dr Robyn Creagh



Published In:

The West Australian

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Urban sports, such as parkour, urban dance, bouldering, skateboarding and mountain biking, are becoming increasingly visible activities in urban areas. The article discusses the freedom of expression that this emerging form of sporting participation is offering to its active participants, especially women, minorities and youth, as well as barriers that can arise from policing of participation and entrenched practices of exclusion.

How to cite:

Creagh, Robyn. 2016. “Perth: Perfect for Urban Sports?” The West Australian, October 5: 77