U.S. teen's 35 backflips snags world record

Texas cheerleader Miranda Ferguson, 16, backflipped her way into the Guinness World Records.

Backflip world record

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Miranda Ferguson, a 16-year-old Texas cheerleader, set the world record for backflips, performing 35 straight handsprings - three more than the previous record.

Texas cheerleader Miranda Ferguson, 16,  flipped her way into the Guinness World Records book.

The high school junior broke the handspring record after doing 35 consecutive backflips during a halftime performance at her school’s football game on Monday.

The hometown crowd counted and cheered with each backflip.

The previous record was 32.

"'My head isn't too bad, but my back is kind of sore. I'm sure I'm going to feel it tomorrow," she said soon after the completing the feat.