The 11-year-old Australia broke the world record for “tumbling” by flipping her upside down 42 times in just one minute.
- Eleven-year-old Amelia Head from Ormeau, Queensland broke world record in tumbling
- The gymnast broke the world record with 42 chest rotations per minute and 13 falls.
- Proud family and friends cheered her on the sidelines with posters
The Queensland girl broke the world record for tumbling by flipping her head 42 times a minute with her heels.
Amelia Head has been an avid gymnast since 2019, but it was her talent for tumbling that the 11-year-old boy broke the world record on Saturday.
The flexible gymnast achieved 42 chest rolls in just one minute, 13 tumble ahead of the previous world record holder.
More than 100 people gathered at Beenleigh’s PCYC studio to cheer Amelia from bystanders. Many of her friends had handmade posters.
Amelia Head, an 11-year-old gymnast, dancer and acrobat, performed 42 forward chest rolls in just one minute, surpassing the previous record by 13 tumble.
Amelia’s mother Mary Ann told the Daily Mail Australia that she didn’t believe her daughter when she first told her she broke the world record.
“She was training with her coach in the studio one weekend and showed a positive chest roll,” Head said.
The proud mother said Amelia and her coach saw the Guinness World Records website and saw a record of 29.
In a video shot by her coach, Amelia was seen knocking down 31 revolutions per minute.
More than 100 people, including dance friends, alumni, and family, who came to see Amelia trying to set a world record, cheered her on the sidelines.
“When she called me and said she broke the record, I did, but then I watched the video and thought it should be official,” Head said. Said.
The 11-year-old is an enthusiastic gymnast, dancer and one of the few children practicing distortion in her studio.
“Part of her acrobatic routine is to fold herself in one-third and push it into a 60-centimeter cubic box,” Head said.
Amelia’s attempt at the world record was judged by an independent expert witness and timekeeper who made a statement to the Guinness World Records.
Mary Ann Head (left) said she didn’t count falls when her daughter tried to record, but began to feel confident as the crowd grew.
Ms. Head said she was “very excited” after learning that her daughter had broken the record.
“I didn’t count Amelia, so I didn’t know when it was over, so I had to ask me,” said the proud mother.
“She later told me that she began to feel confident as the crowd grew.”
Ms. Head said the approval process could take a long time and she and Amelia wanted her tumbling record to appear in the Guinness World Records.
“We will definitely buy a lot of copies,” she said.
A Queensland girl, 11, broke the world record for tumbling by performing 42 chest rolls in just one minute.
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