Student’s epic back flip fail on stage at graduation

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Tripping and falling at your graduation ceremony is a common fear for students.  But to attempt a back flip and fall on your face is on a whole other level.

But a student at Davenport University tried to do just that.

According to Fox 8 in North Carolina, the student, Robert Jeffrey Blank, celebrated his new diploma with a backflip just after crossing the stage and shaking hand with university president Richard Pappas.

backflipAnd he just didn’t stick the landing.

The whole thing – and the crowd’s priceless reaction – was caught on tape.


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