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'Keepy Uppies' world record set by Zhora at Alexandra Palace in London

Zhora is a juggler from the Moscow State Circus.
By Evan Bleier   |   April 11, 2014 at 2:51 PM   |   Comments

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LONDON, April 11 (UPI) -- A performer from the Moscow State Circus is the new world record holder in speed juggling after he performed 36 “keepy uppies” in 14 seconds.

To make it even more amazing, Zhora broke the record while balancing himself on a giant ball and juggling three soccer balls.

Keepie uppie is “the skill of juggling with a football using feet, lower legs, knees, chest, shoulders, and head, without allowing the ball to hit the ground.”

Zhora set the record on Thursday at Alexandra Palace in London.

His mother told ITN that she enrolled him in circus school when he was a child and that he began performing professionally at the age of 15.

According to World Records for Speed Football Juggling, “The most touches of a football in 60 seconds, while keeping the ball in the air” is 339 by Chloe Hegland in 2007.


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[World Records for Speed Football Juggling]

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