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Vietnam’s acrobatic twins climb 100 stairs in 53 seconds!

Amazing stunt! The Vietnamese acrobats with one brother balanced on the head of the other climbed 100 steps in 53 seconds

In an amazing feat, two Vietnamese brothers smashed a world record as one of them climbed 100 stairs with the other balanced on his head in 53 seconds!

This stunning acrobatic feat was performed outside Saint Mary’s Cathedral in Spain’s Girona,

Circus performers Giang Quoc Co, 37, and Giang Quoc Nghiep, 32, had earlier set a record in the same venue in December 2016. Then they climbed 90 steps in 52 seconds, this time it was 100 steps in 53 seconds.

Their 2016 record had been reportedly broken by the Peruvian acrobats – Pablo Nonato Panduro and Joel Yaicate Saavedra — in 2018 when they scaled 90 stairs.

Feeling literally on top of the world, one of the brothers said in a video shared by Sputnik Viet Nam: “Today, we are feeling wonderful. We are feeling amazing, because now we have climbed 100 steps within 53 seconds and I did not imagine in my mind…I hope everybody will remember this day.”

Chipping in, the other brother said: “Some days ago, we were under stress because of everyday practice. The weather is very cold and we practise in the morning till night..Five years ago, we climbed 90 steps within 52 seconds…I feel wonderful.”

Interestingly, as the cathedral had only 90 steps, 10 more steps were set up for their stunt.

Talking to VNexpress, Giang Quoc Co said: “The new steps have a different height and material compared to the 90 existing ones. We did not have the chance to practise on these 10 steps in advance.”

The brothers are accustomed to creating records regularly. In 2018 December they had set a new record for the fastest time to descend and ascend ten stairs while balancing a person on the head (blindfolded), as per Guinness World Records website.

This amazing feat was performed on the set of La Notte dei Record (The Night of Records), a TV series on Italy’s TV8 which featured record holders across the globe.

Both the brothers undergo gruelling practice for these stunts and have been injured several times. The GWR website quoted Giang Quoc Nghiep stating: “I have sometimes thought that I could not continue any longer, but we continue to go forward and overcome fear and danger. I want to prove to everyone in the world that human possibilities are endless.”

The brothers will remain in Spain for some days, joining artists from other countries for performances during New Year and fly to Việt Nam on January 2.