American holds onto Air Guitar World Championship title
August 27, 2017
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Matt "Airistotle" Burns is the best when it comes to pretend playing guitar.
The American successfully defended his title at the 22nd Air Guitar World Championships in Oulu, Finland on Friday after competing in the finals against 15 contestants from South Korea, Pakistan, Sweden, Britain, Canada and other countries.
Burns, of Staten Island, New York, finished ahead of runners-up Patrick "Ehrwolf" Culek of Germany and Alexander "The Jinja Assassin" of Australia, who tied for second place. Japan's 15-year-old Show-Show placed third.
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