Circus performer Ruslana Krutas (21) from Kremenchug, Ukraine, has been training in gymnastics and improving her flexibility since she was just three years old.
By the time she turned 12 years old, Ruslana turned to circus performing and now she regularly performs on stage.
Ruslana says, “My mother took me to gymnastics when I was three years old since I did not know how to move normally at all..."
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“At the age of six I went to a circus studio and I liked it much more."
According to abenderfan.com, at the age of 6, she decided to try her hand at contortion. Training under the eyes of Nikolai Ponurko at the Palace Culture in Kremenchuk, Ruslana began to enhance her flexibility.
In 2012, Ruslana entered Kremenchuk’s Got Talent and won the hearts of the judges and audience, which let her to win the competition.Ruslana also previously held the Guinness World record for Most balloons burst with the back in one minute.
“Now I train every day for three to four hours and when I have a break for a week the body really asks to warm up and train. I can crawl into narrow places, or when my hands are full and I need to turn off the light I can turn it off with my foot. It always shocks everyone. Many people think that this is some kind of disease or I have no bones. All this is just training and very mobile joints.”
Here are some pictures of her showing her unbelievable talent:
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