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Boys Club members get lesson in breaking boards

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A man who holds two world record titles for the fastest board breaking is on a mission to help at risk kids in New York City. Leif Becker visited the Boys Club of New York. He smashed through dozens of wooden boards while more than 60 members of the Boys Club watched on in awe.

He then created "breaking barriers" to help deliver his message by using board breaking to help children and teens overcome personal barriers, including peer pressure, violence and bullying.

Each child writes his personal challenge on a board and then the kids line up and got a chance to break his board.

As a grand finale to his national tour of youth organizations, Leif plans to break 100,000 boards in 24 hours.

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