Yan Zhi Cheng's 97 inch vertical jump???

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  1. trojansc82

    trojansc82 Purple Belt

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    Sorry I read this online and couldn't believe it.

    So this guy doubled Michael Jordan's vertical?

    He jumped so high that he could get the majority of his body over a basketball rim.

    It would be incredible to see it on video, but I guess none exist in English (possibly in Chinese?)
     
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    Sounds legit.
     
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    Sounds very Kim Jong Il like...
     
  4. Michaelangelo

    Michaelangelo Okay USA Platinum Member

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    So it's 8.0833 feet

    Just had to add that .0033
     
  5. Tigerknee

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    sounds fake
     
  6. ChillyPalmer

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    He also flew around the world so fast, he could turn back time.
     
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    why is it only now ive heard of this?
     
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    Yeah, he can touch the top of the 24 second clock.
     
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    Huge if true
     
  11. S1Z

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    I've seen vids of of people doing like super fast cartwheels and using velocity to have a super high airtime at the end of their line. so it might be true
     
  12. Halge

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    So he beat the current High Jump world record (245 cm) in 1988, from a standing position? Well, if there's a written account on the Internet, it must be true.
     
  13. Mistabutts

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    Vertical leap would be how high his head went, he could have drawn his legs up to his chest as high as possible to accomplish this(He was an acrobat,therefore likely flexible).

    Assuming (and I'm rounding off) he's 5'6" getting his head let's say to 9 foot to get his legs through the hoop without hitting his head at the top of it, that would make a 42' vert.

    Impressive, but not unheard of.
     
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  15. dirtypablo

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    Who said it was from a standing position? The claim is that he beat it by 1 cm, its not that far fetched.
     
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    If he went into it tumbling I can believe it. Some of those little tumblers get some good height. However physically impossible just standing.
     
  17. 400lbKneeOnFace

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    sounds like Super Mario
     
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    Propogandan.
     
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    come on guys. you all cant do this too??
     
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    yea but what does he bench?
     

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