“Gymnast Got Some Ridiculous Backflips!” Video: Fake Or Real?

The video released Friday gone viral has thousands of people questioning its authenticity.

Josh Helmuthby Josh Helmuth

A video that went viral Friday has many people talking. Titled, "Gymnast Got Some Ridiculous Backflips!," the video showcases an un-named athlete completing an insurmountable amount of flips before sticking the landing in perfect fashion.

In a matter of :14 seconds you see the guy take off, spring in the air, complete a round of…. You know what, forget it. I'm not even going to try to explain it. Because everything happens faster than the speed of light…

So what are your thoughts? Real or fake?

Considering the athlete in the video is un-named — along with location — and it was posted by what appears to be a random music promoter named MusVidNew that released their first Youtube video just three weeks ago, I say this video screams fake.

Josh Helmuth is the editor for CraveOnline Sports. You can follow him on Twitter @JHelmuth or subscribe at Facebook.com/CraveOnlineSports for the latest in sports on your newsfeed.