What is the kids' world record for pogo stick jumps?
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What is the kids' world record for pogo stick jumps?

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There is no official Guinness World Record for children's pogo stick jumps, but of as September 2014, the Guinness record for most jumps by a male is 206,864 bounces. The record was set by James Roumeliotis, who stayed on his pogo stick for 20 hours 13 minutes.

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In addition to highest number of jumps, there are several other records held by pogo stick jumpers. The Book of Alternative Records keep statistics for highest forward flip while on a pogo stick, most front flips, most back flips, fastest marathon and others.

Based on the Alternative records, high-achieving jumpers do more backward flips with a pogo stick than front flips. The record for back flips is 15, while the record for front flips is only five.

In some cases, jumping quickly helps to set a record, especially in the case of the Alternative record for most pogo jumps in a minute. As of 2014, that record is held by American Tone Staubs who jumped 266 times in a single minute. In other cases, it's advantageous to jump slowly, especially when trying to set the record for the least number of jumps in a minute. That record is held by Biff Hutchinson, who jumped 39 times in a minute.

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