Thursday, June 14, 2012

5-year-old girl limbo skates under 27 cars for Guinness World Record (video)

The limbo is usually performed under a stick, pole or bar held stationary, much like the high jump bar in track and field.

Surely those who originated the limbo dance in Trinidad never dreamed the limbo would be performed under a parked car, let alone 27 parked cars!

We’re not kidding. Limbo skating under 27 parked cars!

A very flexible 5-year-old from Maharastra, India, put on a pair of roller skates, stretched out her arms and legs and, well, see for yourself:






That really is a kindergartener limbo skating under 27 parked cars to set a Guinness World Record for limbo skating, the Guinness people confirmed on June 7.

More from Guinness World Records:
A flexible five-year-old from Maharastra in Indian has whizzed her way into the record books after setting a new benchmark for the farthest distance limbo skating under cars.
Kindergarten student Shreeya Rakesh Deshpande skated under 27 cars, covering a whopping distance of 48.2 metres (158ft 2in) during a successful world record attempt last week in Kolhapur.
GWR representative Nikhil Shukla was on hand to confirm that a new record had been set and presented Shreeya with her well-earned certificate as local press and her proud parents looked on.
An event celebrating Shreeya's achievement was organised later the same day in her hometown, with well-wishers once again treated to a demonstration of her amazing talent for limbo skating.
Shreeya's feat beats the previous record of 38.68 metres (126 ft 11 in) set by Rohan Ajit Kokane in February in Mumbai last year during filming for the TV show Guinness World Records - Ab India Todega.
Is anyone else curious as to how many times the girl hit her head while perfecting this feat?

Final question: When do you suppose limbo skating will end up in the X Games?
 
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