Most forward rolls in one minute: Ashley Wallis breaks Guinness world record
HONITON, Devon, UK -- A Devon schoolboy has broken the Guinness World Record for completing the most number of forward rolls in one minute; 14-year-old Ashley Wallis, a member of Honiton Gym Club in Honiton, Devon, UK, completed 75 rolls, setting the new world record for the Most forward rolls in one minute,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: The most forward rolls in one minute is 75, achieved by Ashley Wallis (UK), in Honiton, Devon, UK, on 5 May 2013. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness world record for the most forward rolls completed in one minute is 56, achieved by Samantha Smuts(South Africa) in Waterfall, Natal, South Africa, on 12 February 2012.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most forward rolls in one hour; it is 1,330 and was set by Ashrita Furman (USA) in Kaliyakara, Bulgaria.
14-year-old Ashley Wallis, a member of Honiton Gym Club, completed 75 rolls.
It's six more than the previous world record holder, American Ivan Spizizen who had held the record since September last year.
The event was held to raise money for Honiton gymnasts that are competing at the Geneva International Acro Cup in June.