WATCH: Boston Dynamics robot shows off parkour skills in new video

Credit: John Phillips

Credit: John Phillips

Robots are scary enough to people who are worried about their capabilities, but how about adding parkour to their skill set?

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Boston Dynamics posted a new video Thursday, showing their robot, Atlas, going to work on a parkour course.

Atlas showcased some impressive mobility and jumps as he maneuvered through the course, adding to a range of abilities that already includes box jumps and backflips.

In just a year, Atlas has improved from basic sprinting to having versatile skills that could help anyone in any situation.

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