Japan’s young slackline brothers spring into social media fame

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Japan’s young slackline brothers spring into social media fame” – below is their description.

    Brothers Rikuto and Takushi Nakamura have become social media celebrities showcasing their stunning slackline skills online. Twelve-year-old Rikuto won the junior class competition four times at the “Nippon Open”, Japan’s most renowned slackline competition. Following in his elder brother’s footsteps, Takushi is also fast-becoming a rising star in his own right. The two pair up as the “Nakamura Bros”, gaining tens of thousands of social media followers.

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