Hopefully, it’s not every day you see two guys trying to take a woman’s handbag. You know, unless you live in Coventry. Even rarer is seeing a pensioner giving chase to the muggers, free running around the city to bring the dastardly duo to justice.
Maybe the old fella had swapped his morning vitamin pills for some sort of super hero juice, or he was bitten by a radio active Ben Affleck in the night. Either way, when he sees the theft going down, he ditches his cain and give chase, flipping, rolling and climbing over various city structures in a bad to catch our two antagonists.
In fact, there’s so much parkouring about that we can’t help but feel he’d have got to the pair of criminals much quicker without rolling over a picnic table, climbing up railings to avoid the much quicker ascent up some stairs.
The edit is the brain-child of director Scott DW, and is one of a handful of high quality, filmic free running edits that are starting to crop up on line, a trend we’re excited to see continue.
However, it’s going to take something special to top our favourite free running edit of all time. Go on, lad…