You Probably Won’t See Mallakhamba on America’s Got Talent but it Will Amaze You

30 August 2014

Mallakhamba is a traditional Indian sport in which a gymnast performs amazing contortions on a tall wooden pole. In fact the word also refers to the pole used in the sport as well as the sport itself.  Here, two experts of this very dangerous pastime, Mayur Vilas Dalal and Narendra Gade show us their moves on their first ever tour of Germany.  One of the gymnasts does admit that the sport can be very dangerous – and it is easy to say why!

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