- A video of a young schoolboy crossing a slippery river on his hands has gone viral on social media
- The short clip has been watched more than 720k times already and has certainly left social media users astonished
- Briefly News takes a look at the world's reaction to the inspiring clip
The ingenuity of young Africans faced with challenging circumstances never ceases to amaze the world. A young boy has inspired social media users with his athleticism and skill after a video of him crossing a muddy river on his hands went viral on Facebook.
In the short clip, the talented boy still dressed in school uniform begins by tilting into a graceful handstand. With evidently no effort he crosses the muddy bank in less than a minute. The moving video has definitely left viewers in awe having been watched more than 720k times on Facebook alone.
To watch the viral video, click the link.
Briefly News took a look at some of the heartfelt comments from social media users inspired by the post. Read them below:
Evans Okoli said:
"The African resilient heart. We are not like what we pass through"
Nicole Victorious said:
"Some people are looking at this so negative. But what I see no matter the obstacle in life. We of African descent always find a way to make it through"
Katherina Van Blerk said:
"If I only can do it. I will end up with clothes and my ego in the mud on the first try. Salute the guy for being creative and athletic."
Ogar Dominic said:
"That guy is the perfect example of how Nigeria survives no matter the challenges Buhari throws at us! Impossibility is not in our dictionary !!"
McAnthony Rapheal said:
"What an intelligent and skillful schoolboy.... that shoe must be Gucci"
Lebohang Mokoena said:
"He must be wearing a Versace shoe, but great technique and thinking ability."
Onuorah Paul Odikpo said:
"He really applies sense , I could remember the stress of removing your stockings and shoes or being wet after crossing"
Emmy Link said:
"This boy must be a senior school student he never wants his shoes and stockings to get wet , perfect ideas bring perfect results."
In some other viral video news, Briefly News previously reported a hilarious video post shared to The Shade Room has gone viral. A young boy, Jadon, seems convinced that rap star Cardi B is from South Africa.
This week’s latest video on Instagram shows United States Tik Tok user La'Ron Hines asking a number of children a few questions on general issues. However, one young boy who says he’s been to Mzansi, says he is 100% confident that the rap star hails from the Southern part of Africa.
Jadon says he is smart and didn’t hesitate to give an answer on the origin of the American rap singer. It is also reported that Cardi B also loves the little ones as she has shown to her two-year-old kid, Kulture.
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