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Twin robots take on a parkour course

Watch a pair of nimble robots do a parkour course
Posted at 10:32 AM, Aug 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-21 13:32:07-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — Robotics scientists have proven that a multi-level obstacle course is no match for a pair of robots programmed to parkour!

Watch a pair of nimble robots absolutely crush a parkour course.

Parkour is a high-intensity activity of moving rapidly across a series of obstacles made famous by countless skilled athletes on the internet and one bumbling boss on "The Office".

Two atlas robots from the scientists at Boston Dynamics showed off their ability and agility by handling a complex obstacle course with ease.

The engineers say they want to build on specific movements used in parkour in hopes of giving the bounding bots the same dexterity as an adult human.