TODAY   |  May 29, 2013

Whoa! Teen makes vertical 6-foot high jump

You may be seeing a future Olympian in this clip, as a Kenyan high-schooler makes a vertical jump and clears a bar set at six and a half feet.

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>>> this is not your average high school track and field meet. check out these students in kenya as they compete in the high jump . one of them cleared more than 6.5 feet, a foot and a half short of the world record .

>> he's only in high school . still growing. can you believe that? full on.

>> not flopping. that's like clearing a hurdle.

>> no turning and reversing as you do. it's amazing, wow. send them to the olympics. you know that will be happening soon.

>> wow. 6 foot hurdle, unbelievable.