There's Something Wonderful About This Kid's Bottle-Flipping Act
Mike Senatore's senior talent show act was sublime in its simplicity.By Matt Picht | May 25, 2016
There's beauty in mundanity, and perfection can be found in even the most basic actions. Take, for example, this video of a water bottle flip.
That was Mike Senatore's performance in his senior talent show. It's a pretty simple trick, but the flawless execution has propelled the trick to viral fame.
On the face of it, it seems pretty basic: The water sloshing around in the bottle while it's in midair shifts the bottle's center of gravity around, which helps it stick the landing. But getting the exact right amount of flip takes a lot of practice and coordination — as Newsy found out.