Caverunner is the term used to describe one of the practitioners of freerunning 2010 and before. The prefix "cave" references cavemen, who existed in the very early onset of human advancement. Like a cavemen, caverunners existed in the early onset of the sport of freerunning.
The term was created along with "Stone Tracer" with the belief that current freerunning/parkour practices and competitions will eventually evolve into a widespread cultural phenomenon that will hold the same status as the various sports practiced by youth such as skateboarding.
First coined sometime in the mid 2000's along with the term "Stone Tracer", the term is believed to originate inside the United States. The exact origins are not known, but the term has become widely used within various parkour/freerunning hotspots around the state of Texas.
"Following in the footsteps of the early caverunners, freerunning has become a sport revered among elite athletes and spectators alike."