The Cuban footballer Erick Hernández to Go for World Record in Ball Handling
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- 10 / 05 / 2008
Currently, Hernández shares the record of this endeavor —164 bounces— with Norwegian Mathías Jensen. His goal now is to make 180 contacts with the ball, which would be equivalent to six a second.
“I’ve trained seriously for this next attempt. I worked with weights, especially to ‘train’ the lower neck muscles,” he explained.
The capital city resident holds several records in difficult performances of ball handling; among them stand out the most bounces in one minute (319), over a hundred meter distance (17:83 seconds), the marathon (7:17 hours), and most ball over using the entire body (19:10 hours).