Woman Has Now Seen Every State Upside Down

Anne Bruinooge completes goal of doing a headstand in every state
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 28, 2018 3:30 PM CDT
With a cushion of fall leaves and balmy weather, a yoga student practices the headstand pose in Alton Baker Park in Eugene, Ore., Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.   (Brian Davies/The Register-Guard via AP)

(Newser) – A 71-year-old woman has completed her mission of performing a headstand in all 50 states, reports the AP. The Ketchikan Daily News reports retiree Anne Bruinooge checked the last state off her list Thursday as she laid down a mat and did a headstand outside of the Alaska newspaper's office. Bruinooge says she has been traveling around the country for the past decade, doing headstands in every state that she and her husband visit. Bruinooge, who is an avid participant of yoga, says her motivation was simply "the fun of doing headstands." Bruinooge says she isn't sure if anyone else has ever attempted to do a headstand in each state. (Read more strange stuff stories.)

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