17-year-old Nigerian Scholar Breaks Guinness World File For Most Skips On One Foot (Video)
A 17-year-old pupil from Oyemekun Grammar College in Akure, Ondo State, Philip Solomon, is now a Guinness World File holder for the best variety of skips on one foot inside a 30-second timeframe.
On January 24, Solomon efficiently accomplished a formidable 153 skips on a single foot inside the given 30-second interval, surpassing the earlier document of 145 held by Rasel Islam from Bangladesh.
After a four-month interval following his try, it was formally verified and Solomon was acknowledged for his exceptional accomplishment
“Solomon was impressed by the earlier holder of this document title Rasel Islam after seeing a video of his document try. He has been coaching to attain the document and was honoured to attend a skipping world championship,” it introduced on its web site.
Following within the footsteps of his fellow pupil Gbenga Ezekiel from Ijapo Excessive College in Akure, Solomon, a pupil from the identical faculty, has now added to Nigeria’s assortment of Guinness World Information in rope skipping.
In February, Ezekiel achieved the title of world document holder for the best variety of skips on one leg in a single minute, undertaking a formidable 265 skips.
Impressed by Ezekiel’s exceptional achievement earlier within the yr, Solomon, a senior secondary faculty three pupil, launched into his personal record-breaking journey.
Watch video of his feat beneath;