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Robot Gymnast Sticks The Landing On Qaudruple Backflip

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Seen here performing in somebody's decrepit basement circus, a little robot executes a quadruple backflip dismount from a horizontal bar. If you couldn't tell, this is a composite image I made using a couple in-flip action shots. Will robots start taking home gold in the Olympics? When reached for comment, 2008 gymnastics all-around silver medalist Shawn Johnson had this to say, "What news show did you say you were with again?" Channel Six with April O'Neil -- this is Barry Hansome reporting. Hello? HELLO? *slams banana on counter*

Hit the jump for the video.

Thanks to SharkDiddler, who's braver than I am.

There are Comments.
  • Paulevalence

    he didn't land straight up. major deduction

  • raditzzzz

    nailed it.

  • Closet Nerd

    So can it do the same thing with a pole about 1.5" in diameter, and about 7" long?
    I only ask because a friend of mine....

  • catallergy

    Its pretty cute when he lifts his little arms in triumph.

  • JJtoob

    Not so cute when your detached head is between them though.

  • Scott Andrew David

    Hail, hail Robonia; a land I didn't make up.

  • Closet Nerd

    Ever been beat up by a dude dressed as a chick?!

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