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Nearly 10 skips per SECOND! Chinese teen breaks own world record AGAIN in rope jumping contest

Blink and you’ll miss it: Chinese teen breaks own world record AGAIN after completing nearly 10 skips per SECOND in a jump rope contest

  • Huang Junkai, 14, completed 136 jumps in 30 seconds in a contest in Shanghai 
  • Team had broken their own world record for most double-dutch skips in 30 secs
  • Video shows him completing the mesmerising performance at lightning speed

A teenager from China has once again stunned thousands with his impressive rope-jumping skills at a competition, breaking his own world record from last year. 

The 14-year-old student, Huang Junkai, is seen putting on an eye-opening performance at the World Jump Rope Championships in Norway on Tuesday, completing 143 jumps in 30 seconds in a Double Dutch contest.

The result is derived from the number of times the participant’s right foot touches the ground, meaning Huang hopped his way to the gold medal with an average of 9.5 jumps per second.

The 14-year-old student, Huang Junkai, is seen putting on an eye-opening performance at the World Jump Rope Championships in Norway on Tuesday, completing 143 jumps in 30 seconds in the Double Dutch contest

'I practise for two hours every Tuesday and Friday,' the 14-year-old previously told reporters

‘I practise for two hours every Tuesday and Friday,’ the 14-year-old previously told reporters

Huang, along with teammates Jiang Dali and Jin Zhenyu, completed 136 jumps in 30 seconds at the Double Dutch Contest in Shanghai last year. 

The team rose to fame in 2017 when they set a Guinness World Record with 133 jumps in a 30-second drill on the CCTV program Impossible Challenge.

Double Dutch is when two long skipping ropes turning in opposite directions are jumped by one or more players simultaneously.

The intense contest took place at the World Jump Rope Championships in Oslo on Tuesday

The intense contest took place at the World Jump Rope Championships in Oslo on Tuesday

In the video released by Xinhua News, audience members and their coach are heard cheering for the three boys as soon as Huang completed the mesmerising performance in Norway

In the video released by Xinhua News, audience members and their coach are heard cheering for the three boys as soon as Huang completed the mesmerising performance in Norway

In the footage released by Xinhua News, audience members and their coach are heard cheering for the three boys as soon as Huang completed the mesmerising performance in Norway.

The teenager’s feet are so fast that it’s impossible to count the jumps just by looking.

His coach Li Yue previously told video news site Pear in an interview that Huang is a gifted athlete and has worked very hard to reach this level.

The result is derived from the number of times the participant's right foot touches the ground, meaning Huang hopped his way to the gold medal with an average of 9.5 jumps per second

The result is derived from the number of times the participant’s right foot touches the ground, meaning Huang hopped his way to the gold medal with an average of 9.5 jumps per second

Huang Junkai is seen competition at the Double Dutch Contest in Shanghai last year

Huang Junkai is seen competition at the Double Dutch Contest in Shanghai last year

‘Huang is an ambassador of Double Dutch. Previously not many people knew about the sport,’ Li said.

‘I practise for two hours every Tuesday and Friday,’ the teen told reporters. He started rope-skipping when he was six years old and has been training ever day since. 

The World Jump Rope Championships were held in Oslo between July 1 and 13, according to Xinhua. A total of 975 athletes from 26 countries all over the world attended the competition.

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