Philip Solomon, a 17-year-old student of Oyemekun Grammar School Akure, Ondo State, has been declared the Guinness World Record holder for most skips on one foot in 30 seconds.
Solomon broke the record on 24 January after he recorded 153 skips on one foot in 30 seconds to outdo former record holder, Rasel Islam of Bangladesh, whose record was 145.
The Guinness World Record officially ratified his record on Tuesday, 23 May, four months after his attempt.
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A statement on the Guinness World Record website reads: ‘’The most skips in 30 seconds on one foot is 153, and was achieved by Philip Solomon (Nigeria), in Akure, Nigeria, on 24 January 2023.”
“Philip was inspired by the previous holder of this record title Rasel Islam after seeing a video of their record attempt.
“He has been training to achieve the record and was honoured to attend a skipping world championship.”