President Joe Biden fell over after giving a speech at the US air force academy graduation ceremony.
Over 900 cadets gathered at the Falcon Stadium in Colorado where Biden thanked them for choosing “Service Over Self”.
He further said the graduates now have the “great privilege” of leading in a world that will only get more confusing in the years to come, “Graduates, you made a noble choice to lead a life of service,”
At the end of the speech 80 year old Biden stumbled and fell on the stage after handing out diplomas to graduates. He was quickly helped up by an air force officer and two members of his secret service detail.
Mr Biden pointed to the place on stage where he lost his balance as he got back in his feet.
“He’s fine,” tweeted Ben LaBolt, the White House communications director. “There was a sandbag on stage while he was shaking hands.