Within the last several days, folks have been recording themselves kicking the tops off bottles of various liquids without the beverage falling over. (File photo via Pixabay.com)

Bottle cap challenge is latest internet craze

Have you seen videos of people masterfully knocking off caps of bottles with a roundhouse kick? It’s the latest viral craze, and it’s called the bottle cap challenge

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Within the last several days, folks have been recording themselves kicking the tops off bottles of various liquids without the beverage falling over. 

It reportedly began when Farabi Davletchin, a Kazakh taekwondo champion, performed the trick and dared a few of his buddies, including actor Jason Statham, to do it, too.

Pretty soon, other celebrities were joining in on the fun. John Mayer, Diplo and Whitney Cummings all uploaded videos, using the hashtag #bottlecapchallenge. 

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I personally feel like I won the #bottlecapchallenge.

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Some people who gave it a shot didn’t successfully remove the bottle cap but posted their efforts anyway. 

And a few folks got creative, using alternative methods to send the bottle caps flying.

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