You've got to credit the guy for at least trying.

On Sunday, Davenport University in Grand Rapids was holding their Spring commencement. After receiving his diploma, Robert Blank decided to attempt a back flip on stage.

Well, that didn't work so well and the poor guy landed flat on his face. Fortunately, he was uninjured and able to laugh off the mishap.

I just wonder if he was attempting to prepare himself for the real world.

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