Longest Limbo Skating-Aniket Chindaksetsnew world record
30] BELGAUM, INDIA--Aniket Ramesh Chindak, the official
world champion at skating under cars, has set a new
world record for the longest limbo-skating by squeezing
himself under a row of 82 Tata Sumo vehicles in in just 53.02
"The hardest part is to go fast enough before
I bend down, because that's how you can skate under so many
cars at once," said Aniket to The New Indian Express. (enlarge
On Sunday, in the very first attempt, he
skated under 81 Tata Sumo vehicles in 53 seconds, breaking
his own record.
His coaches and parents decided to add one
more vehicle to fulfil Aniket's wish to break his own record
the same day.
“I could do this because of the blessings
of my parents and guidance of my coach,” he told the cheering
According to his father, Ramesh, the skating
marvel covers 60-miles twice a week in practice and sulks
when he is told to wind up his practice session. Aniket has
been roller skating since he was 18 months old, and keeps
seeking new challenges.
Unusually flexible, the boy skated with his legs
split wide apart, his torso bent forward, parallel to the
road, and chin almost skimming the road.
Aniket was no more than eight inches above
the ground when he vanished under the vehicles. A huge crowd
was amazed to watch him disappear, passing smoothly under
A celebrity in his home-town of Belgaum,
Aniket has an extraordinary ability to perform limbo-skating,
an adventurous stunt which needs courage and confidence. His
family says he started roller skating from the age of 18 months
and has since received many trophies and awards.
Aniket trains four hours a day, and was skating
60 miles a week in pursuit of the new challenge. On several
occasions, Aniket has skated successfully between Belgaum
and Kolhapur (100 kms).
He said he would participate in an international
roller/limbo skating competition to be held in Russia this