Watch: 'How hard can this be?' – Seven Sharp reporter joins the circus, sort of

The circus industry is booming as more and more people look for alternative forms of exercise.

Now, Seven Sharp reporter Claire Robbie's run off to join the circus - sort of.

Ms Robbie put her flexibility to the test with New Zealand's original circus school, and results were mixed.

To find out more about why Ms Robbie has decided to stick to her day job, click on the video above.

Claire Robbie visited New Zealand's original circus school to put her flexibility to the test. Source: Seven Sharp