Virginia Beach sets cartwheeling record

Feb. 17, 2013 at 3:38 PM

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- More than 1,000 people came together in Virginia Beach, Va., to set the world record for the most people performing a cartwheel at the same time.

The Saturday event was organized by Excalibur Gymnastics in Virginia Beach, The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot reported.

In total, 1,086 people showed up to take part in the record-breaking event, beating the previous record of 482 people cartwheeling, set by Schothorst, a community in the Netherlands.

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