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There’s a reason why the balance beam is not included for men in Olympic competiton, or any competition for that matter. One doesn’t need to see the results of this botched attempt to realize that some athletic pursuits were just not made for certain sexes. Such is the case with the balance beam. Just one slight miscalculation and you’re in for a world of hurt, and a future singing soprano.
Believe it or not, however, there are still some brave (crazy ass) people out there who are willing to take that risk, no matter how painful the consequence. In what can truly be described as a ballsy move, this guy tries to pull off the dreaded, balance beam backflip.
Maybe he’s got a gymnastics background, or maybe he’s just up for the challenge. We may never know, but one this is for sure, he’s definitely going to have two huge regrets when it’s all said and done.