Fire-breathing, twisting backflipper sets world record

Australian acrobat Aiden Malacaria set a Guinness World Record yesterday for the most fire-breathing full twist backflips in one minute. He had to hit eight of them but made it to ten. From Guinness World Records:

Each jump had to be a complete 360° backwards flip and, whilst airborne, Aiden needed to perform a 360° lateral spin, and blow a flame, without falling – making this challenge both exhausting and risky.

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Slackline acrobatics: trampoline meets tightrope

Here's a whole whack of extremely talented and energetic young people doing awesome and fun acrobatic routines on a slackline -- a bouncy rope that works like a cross between a trampoline and a tightrope.

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