Humans do unbelievable things, and gymnast Ashley Watson has just set a record for this amazing high horizontal bar move. Here is his statement on Instagram: ashwatson92 My official Guinness World Records attempt! ‘The farthest backflip between horizontal bars’ 5.87m! #OfficiallyAmazing

The distance between the two bars is 19.3 feet. If you go to Watson’s Instagram page, you will see various videos of this 26 year old performing in World Championship competitions but also missing the mark in goofy, stunt practice attempts, like the one below.

Career Highlights: 2009 Australian Youth Olympic all around champion, 2014 British Championships high bar champion, 2015 British Championships parallel bars champion. Ashley has long been a member of the British Squad and was an extremely successful junior, back in 2009 taking the Australian Youth Olympic title. Despite suffering years of injury, Ashley continues to be an important member of the GB elite squad and is known for his work especially on parallel bars and high bar.

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