Legendary Gymnastics TBT: Watch Andreea Iridon Do 115 Presses In A Row

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We all know press handstands are a staple in the lives of gymnasts. It's a skill that combines so many fundamental aspects of our sport -- strength, balance, control, and flexibility -- oh, and perseverance to learn the darn thing!

Generally gymnasts train around three to five at a time, or maybe even 10 for the superstars out there.

In wake of the Chinese gymnasts cranking out upwards of 30 in a row during training at the 2017 World Championships in Montreal, this legendary video of Romania's Andreea Iridon resurfaced from 2011. She does 115 presses in a row.

Yes, you read that right. Nine straight minutes of press handstands. 



Well, that was unbelievable to say the VERY least. Iridon is no longer a competitive gymnast after retiring last year, but her display of machine-like press handstands is one for the ages.


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