Guinness World Records To Record Most Consecutive Backflips on a PWC


You know how this started: Freestylist Daniel Martin went completely insane and performed a staggering 20-something consecutive backflips during a performance during the final rounds of 2013’s UWP-IJSBA Watercross National Tour, and everyone went crazy. But what was more crazy was the chatter than ensued. “Was that a World Record?” “How many backflips is the World Record?” “Who’s recording this?”

Well, UWP Watercross’ AJ Handler has had enough and did the impossible. He booked a Guinness World Records Adjudicator to be present at this year’s Round 4 of the National Tour – namely the Sparks, Nevada stop scheduled for June 29th. So if you’re a freestyler who knows how to defy gravity and do so without losing your lunch, there will be a “flip off” held that you cannot miss.

Here’s the official announcement:

The Pro Watercross Tour is excited to announce that we have secured a Guinness World Records® title attempt for the “Most Consecutive Backflips on a Personal Watercraft” scheduled for Sunday, June 29, 2014 in Sparks, NV (Reno, NV). We are extending an invitation to Freestylist from around the world to join us in setting a New Guinness World Record.

A Guinness World Records Adjudicator will be on site to authenticate the record-setting event to present a certificate that officially proclaims the winner as the world record holder.

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Kevin Shaw

Kevin Shaw

Editor-in-Chief – kevin.shaw@shawgroupmedia.com Kevin Shaw is a decade-long powersports and automotive journalist whose love for things that go too fast has led him to launching The Watercraft Journal. Almost always found with stained hands and dirt under his fingernails, Kevin has an eye for the technical while keeping a eye out for beautiful photography and a great story.

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