The New #BottleCapChallenge on the Internet Has Everyone Kicking

Internet challenges are very popular. It makes an ordinary netizen attempt something that appears to be easy at first, but is very hard to execute. Numerous challenges have appeared, from the Ice Bucket Challenge, to the Invisible Box Challenge. Most of these challenges are fun to watch, and there is one challenge right now that got everyone having a kick at it.

The Bottle Cap Challenge is the newest challenge to spread across the internet. It involves one attempting to kick a cap off of a bottle without hitting the bottle itself.

The challenge originated from a post made by Taekwondo instructor Farabi Davletchin in Instagram. He showed that he was able to kick a cap off of a bottle in two different styles, and proceeded to tag other other people to try the same thing: Jason Statham, Conor McGregor, Jean Claude Van Damme, and Jackie Chan.

Not to be outdone, MMA fighter Max Holloway did the challenge as well, and proceeded to challenge musician John Mayer, who obliged.

But perhaps the most shared video clip of all was when Jason Statham himself attempted the challenge. He first posted his own video in his Instagram account, and then reuploads of the video became viral. As of this moment, the original video has gained over 18,000,000 views.

Other people then tried to take on the challenge, and even putting in their own twists to it. Actor Donnie Yen even tried the challenge while wearing a blindfold.

In the Philippines, there are people that did not let the challenge pass. Content creator Den Gerard tried the challenge himself with a sports drink bottle.

Internet personality Bogart the Explorer from Davao City also “risked” attempting the challenge himself with a regular softdrinks bottle.

Have you attempted this challenge? Hopefully you’ll be successful, but be careful if you’ve not attempted to kick anything before.

You can view Jason Statham’s video here: