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Decathlon champ Dan O’Brien: Can he conquer hopscotch?

Decathlon champion

Dan O’Brien

has set his sights on another record: A world record in hopscotch.

The 42-year-old O’Brien will try Thursday to break the Guinness World Record for the fastest game of hopscotch — a minute and 23 seconds.

He's helping to kick off National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and trained Tuesday morning with dozens of children at the Chelsea Piers complex in Manhattan.

He wants parents to spend more time on outdoor activities with their children this summer.

O’Brien, who attended the University of Idaho, won Olympic gold for the decathlon at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

He also won three world titles in the 1990s and was dubbed the world’s greatest athlete at the time.

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