South African gymnast Zama Mofokeng has set a new Guinness World Record for "Most consecutive backflips (one hand)."
How many did he do? THIRTY-FREAKIN'-FOUR... in a row!
By achieving this feat, he says he hopes to inspire children to become involved with gymnastics. He wrote Guinness in his application, "I want the government to build us a training centre so our local children can have a place to learn and progress their tumbling."
I came across some interesting information while researching this post. I believe this is the same guy who, just a few years ago, wanted to go to prison so he could get a free education. Read the rest