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US air guitarist crowned world champion


US air guitarist crowned world champion

American Justin Howard, known as ‘Nordic Thunder’ has won the 17th Air Guitar World Championships in Finland.

Eighteen contestants performed in front of a 5,000 strong crowd, ‘playing along’ to their favourite rock song.

Finalists from Japan, Britain, Russia and Czech Republic took part.

The winner, picked by judges and the audience, received a real guitar.

The show has been held in the northern city of Oulu since 1996.


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