14-year-old breaks world record time for solving Rubik’s Cube

In just under five seconds.

 

Gabe Bergado

Internet Culture

Published Nov 23, 2015   Updated May 27, 2021, 2:51 pm CDT

At the tender age of 14, Lucas Etter is already setting world records.

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At River Hill Fall 2015, a Rubik’s Cube competition, the teen solved the colorful puzzle in a mere 4.9 seconds. With that time, he broke the world record, shaving 0.6 seconds from his previous best. Check out how everyone freaks when they realize what Etter just did.

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Meanwhile, most of us haven’t solved a Rubik’s Cube in our entire life. 

Screenshot via lucascube/YouTube

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*First Published: Nov 23, 2015, 2:29 pm CST