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‘I can’t believe it!’ Strictly’s Amy Dowden becomes a Guinness World Record holder

‘I can’t believe it!’ Strictly’s Amy Dowden becomes a Guinness World Record holder after performing the most back charleston kick steps in 30 seconds while on set

Strictly Come Dancing star Amy Dowden became a Guinness World Record Holder on Friday. 

The professional dancer, 32, was left shocked as she was named winner of the Strictly challenge, that saw her perform the most back charleston kick steps in 30 seconds. 

Amy, who performed a total of 19 steps in the time frame, was both thrilled and shocked at receiving the title. 

‘I can’t believe it!’ Strictly’s Amy Dowden has become a Guinness World Record holder after performing the most back charleston kick steps in 30 seconds while on set

In an Instagram post, she wrote: ‘I can’t believe it, pro challenge 2022 Guinness world record WINNER.’

In a video from Strictly from when she received the accolade, Amy was in shock while stunning in a pink dress. 

‘Amy, you did it baby! The winner with 19 steps!’ Rylan Clark-Neal said.  

Shocked: In a video from Strictly from when she received the accolade, Amy was in shock while stunning in a pink dress

Shocked: In a video from Strictly from when she received the accolade, Amy was in shock while stunning in a pink dress

In an Instagram post, she wrote: 'I can't believe it, pro challenge 2022 Guinness world record WINNER'

In an Instagram post, she wrote: ‘I can’t believe it, pro challenge 2022 Guinness world record WINNER’

‘I can’t believe this,’ Amy said while holding up a frame portrait of her certificate. 

The adjudicator also sweetly told her: ‘You are officially amazing!’

Coming in at 18 steps just under Amy were Dianne Buswell, Lauren Oakley and Jowita Przystal.  

The adjudicator also sweetly told her: 'You are officially amazing!'

The adjudicator also sweetly told her: ‘You are officially amazing!’

Loving it: In a fun clip, she held up the accolade and danced

Loving it: In a fun clip, she held up the accolade and danced

Winner: Amy is seen during the challenge. She performed 19 kicks in 30 seconds

Winner: Amy is seen during the challenge. She performed 19 kicks in 30 seconds 

Amy, who hales from Wales, first joined the show back in 2017. 

She was paired with celebrity partner James Bye on the show this year.

In 2019, she was a finalist on the show alongside Karim Zeroual.  

So close: Coming in at 18 steps just under Amy were Dianne Buswell, Lauren Oakley and Jowita Przystal

So close: Coming in at 18 steps just under Amy were Dianne Buswell, Lauren Oakley and Jowita Przystal

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