60-year-old Nam Seung-hyeon, leader of the Kukkiwon demonstration, succeeds in the Guinness Challenge for the oldest aerial breaking

April 24, 2023 0 Comments

Nam Seung-hyeon, 60-year-old Kukkiwon demonstration leader, succeeded in challenging the Guinness World Association’s oldest aerial breaking record. Moreover, it is a pleasant result produced on his 60th birthday.

Director Nam Seung-hyun, who is in charge of the Kukkiwon Demonstration Team leader, succeeded in breaking the oldest aerial shot at the Kukkiwon Central Training Center on the 23rd in the presence of World Guinness Association superintendent Alisio Zhao. The aerial breaking height is 3m10.

The challenge, which took place with about 100 people watching with bated breath, was to fly up into the air without a leapfrog and destroy an apple on the tip of a sharp knife, followed by a pine board in the air. This record is the first record challenged by the World Guinness Association, and Director Nam became the protagonist of the first record.

After graduating from the Department of Taekwondo at Yongin University, Director Nam received a doctorate in physical education from Gangneung University and is famous as a taekwondoist who constantly studies and trains. He is a Taekwondo 9th dan who does not neglect training every day and is the holder of an international first-class instructor license. In particular, he was a strong player who won three consecutive overall breaking titles from 1999 to 2001.

Lee Han-kyung, president of the Korean Society of Physical Education, who gave a congratulatory speech, said, “Director Nam Seung-hyun is a person who has no errors in managing his physical strength, rain or shine.” is,” he said. 메이저놀이터

It was two or three years ago that Nam decided to challenge for the Guinness record. At the turning point of his life at the age of 60, he chose a new challenge while contemplating what kind of meaningful work he would do. As a Taekwondo practitioner, he prepared for this challenge to stick to the basics and set an example for his juniors.

Alisio Zhao, superintendent of the World Guinness Association, said, “This day’s breaking was not in the Guinness record, and today’s record was registered as the first record of the oldest aerial breaking by the World Guinness Association.”

Prior to the challenge, the members of the Taekwondo Demonstration Team held performances such as breaking to pray for the success of the leader, cheering for the challenge and showing a warm appearance. Director Nam said, “Now that I am 60 years old, I thought that I should give back the benefits I received in the world.”

Lee Dong-seop, head of the Kukkiwon, said, “Director Nam’s steady training and efforts are more than a model for all Taekwondo practitioners.”

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