HomeEntertainmentPHOTOS: Another Nigerian sets new Guinness World Record

PHOTOS: Another Nigerian sets new Guinness World Record

Date:

Related stories

‘Harry Potter’ actor Michael Gambon dies aged 82

British-Irish actor Michael Gambon, best known for playing Albus...

Burkina Faso junta thwarted coup attempt

Burkina Faso’s military junta said on Wednesday that a...

Hollywood writers’ guild leaders call off strike

The leaders of the Writers Guild of America on...

INEC announces dates for Edo, Ondo guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced dates...

NLC, TUC declare indefinite strike

The organised labour unions, comprising the Trade Union Congress,...

In a stunning display of skill and determination, Tonye Solomon, a resident of Bayelsa State, Nigeria, has claimed a Guinness World Record (GWR)

Taken to it’s official website, GWR stated that the Nigerian “demonstrated his skills by setting a Guinness World Records title for the most steps climbed on a ladder while balancing a football on the head.”

Adding that after his remarkable 60-kilometer trek with a football balanced on his head from Amassoma to Yenagoa, skepticism surrounded his achievement. Undeterred, Tonye sought to silence his doubters with an extraordinary feat.

Last month, Tonye embarked on a daring challenge to establish a Guinness World Records title: the most steps climbed on a ladder while balancing a football on his head.

Scaling a towering 250-foot (76-meter) radio mast, he took on 150 steps while masterfully maintaining control of the ball atop his head.

This incredible achievement was not only a personal challenge for Tonye but also an inspiration for others to strive for greatness.

He dedicated two months to rigorous training, devoting every available moment to practice until he felt confident in his ability to succeed.Tonye’s ascent to the record was nothing short of remarkable.

He breezed through the daunting climb, completing it in just 12 and a half minutes, leaving spectators in awe.

Fish Jombo, a radio presenter who witnessed the event, exclaimed, “I was astonished because it’s never been done by anyone before.”

Upon conquering all 150 steps, Tonye triumphantly threw the ball down and celebrated with a triumphant fist pump.

Expressing his gratitude, he said, “It wasn’t easy,” while acknowledging the Nigerian Civil Defense Bayelsa State Command for allowing him to use their facility for this remarkable endeavor.

Tonye Solomon is a member of the Chukwuebuka Freestyle Academy, led by Chukwuebuka Ezugha, a breeding ground for extraordinary talents.

The academy has produced numerous record-breaking individuals, including Kid Eche, Vincent Okezie, Victor Richard Kipo, and Confidence Kipo.

Recall that Nigerian chef Hilda Baci also sets a Guinness World Record for the longest time cooking.

Some photos from the scene:

Subscribe

- Never miss a story with notifications

- Gain full access to our premium content

- Browse free from up to 5 devices at once

Latest stories

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

X whatsapp