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‘World’s Most Flexible Girl’ sets new world record

It is believed to be the most difficult back bend in the world.

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By Josie Adnitt via SWNS

An amazing teenager dubbed the "World’s Most Flexible Girl" has set a new record for a mind-blowing contortion.

Liberty Barros, 14, completed the world record for the highest number of reps of a back bend known as the "Liberty Low Down" and named after her.

It is believed to be the most difficult back bend in the world.

The Guinness World Record team created the challenge for Liberty which saw her folding backwards from a squat position to get her ribs to touch the ground

In 30 seconds, she completed 11 and a half repetitions of the incredibly difficult movement.

“Liberty is her name and she’s always been about freedom and wanted the freedom to express her movement," said her dad Raam Barros.

“We looked at the world records and thought these are pretty easy - her industry is flexibility and she wants to promote real flexible records.

“This world record is really about saying ‘this is the move that’s hardest.’”

Liberty first discovered she had a talent for extreme flexibility five years ago when she attempted to replicate a dance move from the music video to the Rhianna song "Umbrella."

She managed to bend all the way back first time unaided, and since then has taught herself how to improve her unique talent.

She tried both gymnastic and circus skills, but Raam said neither suited her and he wanted to make sure she was free to use the incredible skill without constraints.

Liberty has appeared on "Spain’s Got Talent," "Britain’s Got Talent," and runs a popular YouTube channel.

She completed the world record attempt at her home gym, Spiral Gymnastics Club Bretton, Peterborough, England on Wednesday, October 5.

“She developed flexibility herself through movement – she progressed and kept increasing her range of motion over the years," Raam said.

“She wanted to try gymnastics and was more bendy than the people in gymnastics - they recommended going to an acrobat place and the same thing happened.

“Liberty is flexible but not just in terms of static movement, it’s all the way through her body – she seems to have some sort of ability to just control parts of her body where most of us can’t.

“She was never taught by anyone, she’ll walk around and just go into a handstand randomly or start moving, I think it’s a natural and really healthy way to be.

“The world record opportunity presented itself and there was a sense of fun, the ‘Liberty Low Down’ it is the most flexible move in the world.

"We are so appreciative of the gymnastics club Spiral Gymnastics and all the support they've given for Liberty."

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