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[Video] Vietnamese Brothers Set World Record for Head-to-Head Stair-Climbing

Vietnamese brothers Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep broke a Guinness World Record last Thursday after successfully pulling off a spectacular acrobatic move.

On December 22, the brothers carried out the feat on the steps of the Cathedral of Girona in Catalonia, Spain, reports Tuoi Tre. The location is known worldwide thanks to its appearance on the popular HBO series Game of Thrones.

The trick involves one sibling balancing on top of another with their heads as the only contact point. The other sibling has to slowly make his way up a set of stairs. Co and Nghiep managed to ascend 90 steps in just 52 seconds, reports the news source.

After accomplishing the impressive feat, according to Zing, Co took to Facebook to express his joy: “The Co-Nghiep brothers from the Giang family are officially the first Vietnamese to break a Guinness World Record by walking up 90 steps in 52 seconds at the Cateral De Girona.”

He also added that their achievement is three times more steps than the previous record, which was 26 steps in a minute. Zing reports that, prior to Thursday, the previous record was held by Chinese duo Tang Tao and Su Zengxian, who earned the title in September 2014 in Fujian, China.

Last month, Co and Nghiep finished a special tour in Saigon to commemorate their 20 year-career in circus performance. They’re currently in the midst of a two-month European tour. While performing in Spain as part of Girona's Great Christmas Circus 2016, they decided to try their hand – or heads, in this case – at breaking a world record.

Take a look at the Giang brothers' record-breaking feat below:

[Photo and video via YouTube user El]

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