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Gymnast Sets Horizontal Bar Backflip World Record with 20 ft Leap

Gymnast Ashley Watson has set a new Guinness world record performing a horizontal bar backflip. The Leeds gymnast is seen flying 5.87m (almost 20ft) through the air. Watson is a part of the Great Britain gymnastics squad and it wasn’t until his sixth attempt that he managed to complete the record. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/horizontal-bar-backflip-world-record-ashley-watson/

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Yes, Hang Gliding Off a Ramp at the Top of a Mountain Looks as Cool as it Sounds

Professional hang gliding pilot Wolfgang Siess recently shared an unbelievable clip of his launch off a mountain near Interlaken, Switzerland and—well just watch the clip above. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/hang-gliding-off-ramp-at-top-of-mountain-wolfgang-siess/

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This Wingsuit POV Through a Cloud Tunnel is Blowing My Mind

Wingsuit pilots Luke Rogers and Chris Byrnes dive into an epic ‘cloud tunnel’ on their jump with Skydive Ramblers in Toogoolawah, Australia. The surreal footage was captured with a 360 view on a GoPro Fusion. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/wingsuit-pov-through-a-cloud-tunnel/

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The Only Person To Ever Golf on the Moon

Image Credit: NASA On February 6, 1971 Alan Shepard became the first and only person to ever golf on the moon. To pull off the feat, Shepard used a modified six iron with the club head affixed to the handle of a ‘contingency sample return device’. Shepard duffed the first ball, but estimates his second shot travelled more than 200 yards. You can watch the historic moment in the embedded video below. After returning to Earth Shepard donated the club to the USGA Museum in 1974. A replica can also…

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Japanese Fans Clean Stadium After Historic World Cup Win vs Colombia

After Japan’s historic 2-1 win against Colombia in their opening round matchup of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Japanese fans were spotted cleaning the stadium afterwards. In fact, the same classy move was also observed after the Senegal vs Poland game. The win for Japan marked a first in several categories: – It was the first time Japan had won a World Cup game on European soil – It was the first time a team from Asia beat a team from South America As for Colombia, it was a…

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Photo of Golfers Playing in Front of Oregon Wildfires Goes Viral

Photograph by Kristi McCluer A photo of people golfing at the Beacon Rock Golf Course in North Bonneville, Washington while wildfires rage across the Columbia River in Oregon has gone viral. According to The Oregonian, amateur photographer Kristi McCluer of Vancouver, Washington snapped the viral image and originally shared it on Facebook and it quickly spread shortly thereafter, appearing on reddit and in a now viral tweet by David Simon. The Eagle Creek Fire continues to rage and now covers almost 35,600 acres and is 11% contained. A 15-year-old Vancouver…

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