Unimaginable… it is the real-life Elastigirl! Gymnast, 12, twists herself into mindbending shapes similar to The Incredibles character – and travels the world performing methods
- Liberty Barros, 12, from Slough, Berks. can bend her physique into uncommon positions
- Her hyperflexible abilities have seen her journey internationally with circuses
- Found she may over backwards with ease whereas watching Rihanna video
Performing a handstand exhibits gymnastic promise – however having the ability to fold your self in two actually is an unimaginable feat.
Liberty Barros, 12, can just do that – and twist herself into different mindbending shapes – due to her hyperflexible abilities.
They’ve earned her the nickname Elastigirl, after the character in Disney and Pixar’s movies The Incredibles.
Liberty Barros, 12, can just do that – and twist herself into different mindbending shapes – due to her hyperflexible abilities
The younger woman’s abilities They’ve earned her the nickname Elastigirl, after the character in Disney and Pixar’s movies The Incredibles
Solely two years in the past Liberty was struggling to maintain up in gymnastics, dismayed that she couldn’t carry out a cartwheel.
Then sooner or later she was watching pop star Rihanna’s music video for her hit Umbrella and tried to imitate the strikes. Immediately she discovered she may bend over backwards with ease.
She has since travelled the world with youth circuses, visiting Thailand, Malaysia, Portugal and Hollywood, to indicate off her gymnastic means.
‘It was such an odd feeling at first,’ Liberty stated, recalling when she found her expertise. ‘I’ve seen contortionists being pulled and twisted into place and it seems scary.’
Solely two years in the past Liberty (left) was struggling to maintain up in gymnastics, dismayed that she couldn’t carry out a cartwheel earlier than she started travelling the world with youth circuses – incomes her nickname Elastigirl (animated charater pictured proper)
Her mother and father Raam, 32, and Elisette, 33, from Slough, Berkshire, had been shocked by their daughter’s pure flexibility.
Her father, who’s now her supervisor too, stated: ‘It’s mad what she will do – medical doctors don’t know why she will do that. It’s one thing for a kid to be so distinctive. Liberty actually is particular.’
In The Incredibles and its sequel, Elastigirl is the superhero title for mother-of-three Helen Parr, who comes out of retirement to make use of her versatile powers for the great of humankind. The character is voiced by Holly Hunter.