During the fourth annual "Ready, Set, Wear It!" campaign, 5,774 people gathered at 189 events around USA, Finland, Australia, Brazil, Canada, and Japan to set a world record for largest group of people to wear life jackets.
The event was hosted by the National Safe Boating Council in partnership with Canadian Safe Boating Council. They set the record to to promote safe and responsible boating for National Safe Boating Week and throughout the boating season. See photos of the events here.
Chris Miller sucessfully threw a football from a boat to his friend who
was 60 feet away riding a wakeboard. They set the world record onLake
Chase Jordan Ellingson completed 299 consecutive 360s on a
Josh Landin received 105 stitches after a King mackerel fish jumped
in his boat and bit his leg.
Read more about the attack here.
On May 20, 2010, the National Safe Boating Council, in partnership
with the Canadian Safe Boating Councilset an ldquo;Inflatable Life
Jacket World Record.rdquo; Through a coordinated effort across North
America, 1,154 participants inflated life jackets in 29 states,
Washington D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands, and 13 Canadian locations.
Each individual was given an inflatable life jacket. A countdown was
given and at the end of each countdown, the “Jerk to Inflate” cord was
pulled and life jackets were inflated.
Every event coordinator was required to submit the following to be
included in the overall count: a photo or video of the actual inflation,
a tally sheet signed by each participant at each event, and a “Report
Card” summarizing each event’s key points (including number of
See the list of locations and participants here.
Nine women from The Embarcadero Rowing Club dressed in wigs,
mustaches, and pirate patches and rowed a figure 8 in their whaleboat in
one minute, 44.97 seconds, a new world record.
The record was set on June 22, 2009 in San Francisco, Californa. Coach
Oliver DiCicco was present as a witness.
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