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Extreme pogo: Competitive jumping reaches new heights

27 October 2012 Last updated at 11:04 BST

Once a popular playground toy, the humble pogo stick has gone global, as "extreme pogo" takes off as a competitive sport.

Height, distance, stamina and tricks are all tested at competitive level.

Mike Bushell joined three world record holders to see if he has what it takes to be a champion.