Local boy becomes world cup-stacking champ (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON – A local boy has become the world champion in competitive cup stacking.

William Polly, 11, of Arlington, Va. earned the distinction at the 2012 World Sport Stacking Championships held in April in Butzbach, Germany, near Frankfurt. Polly was defending the title after winning it in Garland, Texas last year. He had previously become the national champion in Colorado Springs, Colo.

It’s the first time the competition has been held outside of the U.S.

Polly won the Individual All-Around award, according to waunetanebraska.com, with the fastest combined time of 9.34 seconds for three events: the 3-3-3 and 3-6-3, which relate to the number of cups competitors must stack, as well as the cycle, where a competitor must create a series of stacks.

He appeared on “LIVE! with Kelly” on Friday, May 4.

Polly will compete in the AAU Junior Olympics in Houston, Texas this July.

Check out this video of his performance:

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