17- year-old Philip Solomon, a student of Oyemekun Grammar School Akure, Ondo State, has been declared the Guinness World Record holder for most skips on one foot in 30 seconds.
The youngster broke the record on January 24 after he recorded 153 skips 30 seconds, with one leg, to outdo former record holder Rasel Islam of Bangladesh whose record was 145.
His record was officially ratified by the Guinness World Record on Tuesday May 23, four months after his attempt. A statement on the Guinness World Record website reads;
‘’The most skips in 30 seconds on one foot is 153, and was achieved by Philip Solomon (Nigeria), in Akure, Nigeria, on 24 January 2023.
Philip was inspired by the previous holder of this record title Rasel Islam after seeing a video of their record attempt.
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He has been training to achieve the record and was honoured to attend a skipping world championship.”
VIDEO: 17-year-old Nigerian Named Guinness World Record Holder For Most Skips On One Foot
A 17- year-old pupil of Oyemekun Grammar School Akure, Ondo State, Philip Solomon, has been declared the Guinness World Record holder for most skips on one foot in 30 seconds.
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