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Friday, February 22, 2019

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Chris Bryant, the Akron Car Jumper, easily leaps over one car and will soon try for a Guinness World Record by attempting to jump over five.

Ever thought of jumping as a marketable skill? How about car jumping? That's what is making the nation take notice of Chris Bryant, an IBO from Akron, Ohio, who has developed car jumping into a skill attracting major media attention.

Chris has been featured in multiple newspaper articles, TV news programs, and even The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The skill is so special, Nike even designed a shoe for him called the Car Jumper and made a commercial that became an Internet hit. Chris will also appear in an upcoming issue of Amway Global's Achieve magazine.

I have been jumping over things since I was 8 years old," says Chris, now 24. "A couple of reasons that I believe my talent is unique is I am not very tall; I'm 5'10", and I've been able to do this in spite of having sickle cell anemia. I don't view having this disease as a weakness. I use it as strength to be an example to inspire children to chase their dreams.

Chris uses his talent not only to inspire, but also to elevate others. Last fall, he made a special appearance at a heart walk fund raising event sponsored by MarkerMan Productions for the American Heart Association, jumping a car 37 times!  He's also made jumps for local schools and churches.

In the ultimate show of his skill, Chris says he will soon try to become a Guinness World Record Holder, jumping over five cars in a row.

Although Chris has become a sensation with his car jumping and even built a reputation as a customer-friendly waiter at a local restaurant, he's planning for his future as an entrepreneur and IBO with Amway Global. Chris is known by this friends and family as a level headed young man with a bright future ahead of him.

Congratulations to Chris for chasing his dreams.