Bodybuilder dies after failed backflip in South Africa (VIDEO)
Shocking footage from Umlazi, South Africa shows a local bodybuilder named Sifiso Lungelo Thabete failing during a backflip attempt at a local bodybuilding contest.
The video of the 23-year-old Thabathe shows the young athlete trying to perform a backflip in an attempt to entertain the audience. The attempt, however, went horribly wrong when Thabathe could not spin the flip fully and landed on the back of his head.
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The footage then shows the tournament organizers rushing to Thabathe, who remains motionless.
It was reported by news24.com that the Umlazi native died in the hospital on arrival.
The footage was picked up on social media and quickly went viral.