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Farthest Distance To Throw A Snowball

00:46 United States

Roald Bradstock threw a snowball 68.10 meters. Bradstock made the snowballs in Atlanta, Georgia after a snowstorm, and then drove 600 miles to Fort Myers, Florida, where the record was set. tag:RecordSetterBook01

Farthest Distance To Throw An iPod

02:40 United States

Roald Bradstock threw an iPod 154 yards. The measurement was taken from its release point to where the iPod landed.

Fastest Completion Of Five Cartwheels

00:7 England

Vaughan's son completed five cartwheels in exactly 4.00 seconds.

Fastest Time To Climb Mount Snowdon While Carrying A 65-Pound Backpack

England

Paddy Doyle climbed Mount Snowdon through Llanberis Path in four hours, 54 minutes and 28 seconds while carrying a 65-pound backpack. He was accompanied by West Midlands Fire Service Cadets. Read more about Doyle here.

Fastest Time To Complete 26-Mile Speed March While Carrying A 60-Pound Backpack

England

Paddy Doyle completed a 26-mile speed march while carrying a 60-pound backpack in seven hours and 51.00 minutes. He set the record at the Leamington Courier offices in Hamilton Terrace. Read more about Doyle here.

Fastest Time To Complete 30-Mile Cross-Country Course While Carrying A 40-Pound Pack

England

Paddy Doyle completed a 30-mile cross-country course while wearing a 40-pound backpack on in 7 hours, 52 minutes and 23 seconds. The feat was recognized by The Long Distance Walkers Association. Doyle’s walk took place on November 13, 2008 in Warwickshire, England. Read more about Doylehere.

Fastest Time To Run Across A Covered Swimming Pool

00:28 Spain

Shin Clinton ran across his covered swimming pool in 4.69 seconds.

Fastest Time To Walk 30 Miles While Carrying A 76-Pound Backpack

02:33 England

Paddy Doyle walked 30 miles along the Grand Union Canal while carrying a 76-pound back pack in 10 hours and 37 seconds. Though his pack was 76 pounds and he walked an additional 300 meters, the weight and distance have been standardized. The record benefited the Help For Heroes charity. He was supported throughout by British Military Fitness instructors, martial arts boxing students from clubs around the Midlands and avid supporters. Read more about Doyle here.

Largest Collection Of Jerseys From Different Professional Sports Teams In A Single State

United States

Durham Bulls, Fayetteville Fireantz, Raleigh IceCaps, Carolina Hurricanes, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets amp; Charlotte Bobcats.

Longest Bicycle Ride To Burning Man

United States

Maksim K. spent 54 days bicycling 3699 miles to Burning Man. About Burning Man: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burning_Man #BM2007

Longest Bicycle Skid Mark

05:40 United States

Full details of the record available here.

Longest Dryland Waterski Session

00:21 United States

Steve Sandholm dryland waterskiied for 17.34 seconds without falling over. He was pulled by a lawn tractor while achieving the feat. tag:RecordSetterBook01

Longest Hula Hoop Rotation On One Leg By A Seven-Year Old

14:07

Mridula Shanker, a seven-year-old girl, spun a hula hoop on one leg for 14 minutes, 1.20 seconds.

Longest Knuckle Handstand On Concrete

01:45 United States

Finn Williams performed a handstand on his knuckles on the concrete floor of his basement for one minute, 25.09 seconds.

Longest Peacock Pose Held

00:52 India

Suresh G. held the peacock pose for 37.73 seconds.

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