Jed Mildon in the air
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World record for BMX triple back flip

1 June 2011 Last updated at 10:42 BST

24-year-old New Zealander, Jed Mildon, has become the first person to complete a triple back flip on a BMX.

He completed three mid-air rotations and made a perfect landing.

Jed Mildon was mobbed by friends as he completed the stunt in his hometown of Taupo on New Zealand's north island.

The feat was witnessed and approved by a representative of the Guinness Book Of World Records.

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