Dad Taught Toddler Daughter to Balance Upright on His Hands

Kevin Russell and his daughter Sophia because an internet sensation after he posted a video showing a compilation of their balancing practice.
1:36 | 01/27/17

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know the 2032 olympics are just a decade and a half away. And one young woman has already begun training. ??? ??? Reporter: Meet Kevin and little Sophia Russell. Good girl! Reporter: The daddy-daughter duo taking family bonding to new heights. Good girl! Reporter: The pair first capturing hearts on the internet last month, after this post showcasing a year and a half worth of practice, balancing. I started probably around four months, is when, like, she could stand up on her own. It always started with her on my chest like this, and then she would just rock forward. And then she would find her own weight and stand up on it like that. Reporter: Kevin says balancing is a multi-generational family tradition. It's been in our family for a couple generations. My grandpa used to do, and then my dad. We have 16 nieces and nephews, so I had a lot of practice with them. Reporter: But parenting opinions can require the ultimate balancing act. Dad has faced criticism from some who believe the stunt is too dangerous. She always knows to collapse. There's never any danger of her falling. Reporter: Could there be a future in gymnastics? We'll have her in gymnastics probably starting next year. And then probably jujitsu as well. We're always online with our

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