Most consecutive breakdance halos: Stefano Maso breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO)
TREVISO, Italy -- Professional breakdancer Stefano Maso has written his name into the Book of World Records by performing a whopping 49 360-degree headspins, or halos, consecutively; the world record attempt was performed at the Adriatic 2 shopping centre in Treviso, northern Italy, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: With his 49 halos, Stefano Maso smashed the previous world record held by Serbian breakdancer Miroslav Balog. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records world record for the largest breakdance was achieved by 528 dancers in an event organised by Mecenatpolis (South Korea), in Seoul, South Korea, on 1 December 2012. The record attempt took place in one of the biggest out-door shopping malls in Seoul.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the longest breakdance marathon by a team; it was performed by Arulanantham Suresh Joachim, Troy Feldman, Jesse Catabog, Donald F Geraghty, Lance Johnson, Eva Nikitova, Damian Dobrowolski, Dan Rossignoli, Darren Bryan, Karl Alba and Joseph Hersco (all Canada), who continuously breakdanced for 24 hours at Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada, from 23 to 24 March 2007.
To break the world record, Maso had to perform each headspin with perfect form, keeping his head in contact with the floor throughout.
With his 49 halos, Maso smashed the previous Guinness World Records world record held by Serbian breakdancer Miroslav Balog, who notched up 40 straight spins in November last year.
He trained for six years later before the hard work paid off.