Indian teenager in UAE makes 101 one-leg hops over ruler; finds place in Guinness guide


Dubai, July 8

A complete of 101 hops over a stationery ruler has introduced Dubai-based Indian teenager Soham Mukherjee a Guinness World Records title.

Hailing from New Delhi, Mukherkee managed to interrupt the earlier title of 96 hops in 30 seconds.

“In a video taken in his bedroom, Mukherjee completed 110 hops in total but 9 were deemed invalid,” an announcement launched by the worldwide authority on file breaking was quoted as saying.

Mukherjee mentioned the file was captured with two cameras and measured by a close-up sluggish movement.

“The record was measured by a close-up slow-motion video, so that the line object and my feet are clearly seen,” Mukherjee, who’s in 11th grade at Dubai’s GEMS Wellington International School, mentioned within the assertion.

Accrediting his achievement to his energetic sports activities life, Mukherjee mentioned what helped him break this particular file title is his lengthy historical past of 13 years in taekwondo that requires lots of leg work.     

“I came from a background of several sports, so I always felt more competitive than my peers. Since I moved to Dubai a year ago, I started to feel more productive,” he mentioned.

“During lockdown, I wanted to test my determination, so I started to search for something to do to keep active and do a remarkable achievement, and then decided to go for an official attempt with Guinness World Records,” he mentioned. PTI



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