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00:48 United States

Longest Yo-Yo Sleeper While Doing One-Foot Track Stand

Niki Yoshiuchi

Niki Yoshiuchi combines his bicycle and yo-yo skills en route to setting a world record for the longest yo-yo sleeper while doing a one-foot track stand. Yoshiuchi stayed balanced for 33.41 seconds. The record was set on August 9, 2008 at the International Yo-Yo Open in New York City. Niki used a YoYoJam Hitman yo-yo. His bike was a 53 cm Iro Mark V. Witnesses were Colin Nissan and Talia Ledner. #YOYO01

01:09 Australia

Most Countries Visited In 24 Hours

Todd Hepworth

A team of four travelers – Yvo Kuhling (Netherlands), Liselott Martynenko Agerlid (Sweden), Philomena O'Brien (Australia) and Todd Hepworth (Australia) traveled to 17 countries in 23 hours, 30 minutes. They visited Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium and The Netherlands. The trip began at Samac in Bosnia and Herzegovina on June 1, 2012 at 20:43. In each country the team got out of the car to step foot in the country and take a couple of photos. A cracking playlist and in-car menu kept the team's morale high throughout the attempt. A GPS tracker recorded the trip at around five minute intervals and included each country as well. Learn more about the feat here.

United States

Largest Inflatable 'Smokey and the Bandit' Trans Am

Guy Overfelt

Guy Overfelt shows off his world record-holding 1,896 cubic inch inflatable Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am. The airfilled vehicle measures 204quot; long, 84quot; tall and 54quot; wide. Overfelt submitted the record on March 31, 2009. He keeps the vehicle at his home in San Francisco, California.

04:52 England

Fastest Time To Drive To Every Capital City In The UK And Ireland

Matt Piper

Matt Piper, Gareth Jones, and Lloyd Jones set off from London (England) and drove to Cardiff (Wales), Dublin (Ireland), Belfast (Northern Ireland) and finally Edinburgh (Scotland) in 23 hours and 10 minutes, a new world record. This feat was achieved on April 3, 2009. Piper, Jones, and Jones took the drive as a fundraiser for the British Red Cross on behalf of their organization, Wendy’s Appeal. NOTE: This record is dangerous and should only be attempted by trained professionals. #RecordSetterBook01

03:15 United States

Most Miles Ridden On A Motorcycle

Dave Zien

In a feat that took almost 20 years to accomplish, former Wisconsin senator Dave Zien put a world record 1,000,000 miles on his Harley Davidson FXR[] motorcycle. Zien began the journey in 1991. On April 4, 2009, Zien hit the million mile mark. Tony Sanfelipo was on hand to document and confirm the mileage. Read more about his journey here.

United States

Shortest Hardwood Floor Vehicle

Matthew Gallagher

Matthew Gallagher covered the floor of his 187.2” 1995 Dodge Ram Van with hardwood flooring, a new world record. With the help of his girlfriend’s father, Gallagher spent 25 hours covering the entire 106" back area with flooring. The vehicle was measured and documented on April 28, 2009 in Covington, Kentucky. Kelly Lueke was present as a witness.

02:42 United States

Fastest Crossing Of Honduras By Motor Vehicle

Marc

Marc and Lucas crossed Honduras by motorcycle in 4 hours and 55 minutes. They began in El Amatillo at the El Salvador border, and exited to Nicaragua through the town of at El Espino. The clock stopped when they reached the border. See their route here. Marc and Lucas set the record on November 8, 2008. Marc rode a BMW 1150GS[] and Lucas was on a KTM 990.

Longest Transcontinental Limousine Journey

Suna Taymaz

Mark Sinclair and Suna Taymaz drove a limousine 5959 miles across three continents, a new world record. The trip began in Las Vegas, Nevada, where they bought a 1988 Lincoln Town Car Stretch Limousine. From Las Vegas, they drove to a shipping facility in New Jersey via San Francisco, California. The vehicle shipped to Ipswich, United Kingdom where they picked it up and drove through France, Spain, Gibraltar, Morocco, Mauritania and Mali. The trip ended on February 2, 2008 in Timbuktu, Mali. Details of the journey can be found at LimoToAfrica.org.

United States

Most Thomas The Tank Engine Trains Connected At Once

Benjamin Wilson

Three-year-old train enthusiast Benjamin Wilson connects 24 Thomas the Tank Engine[] Trains, a new world record. The record was set on March, 24 2009 in Arlington Virginia. Marc Wilson was on hand to document the record and count the trains.

United States

Most Tickets Issued To One Car In Three Hours

Jonathan Gutierrez

Laura Tedford and Jonathan Gutierrez got stopped by the police and ticketed twice in three hours, a world record. Tedford was ticketed for not wearing her seat belt, and Gutierrez was ticketed for going 46mph in a 30mph zone. Both tickets were issued on a road trip to South Padre Island[],Texas

United States

Most Jeep Libertys Parked In A Driveway

Scott Sleder

Scott Sleder, Josh Gardner, and Tyler Ewen all parked their Jeep Libertys[] in one driveway.

United States

Tightest Kia Spectra Parallel Parking Spot

Benjamin Field

Benjamin Fields parked his Kia Spectra between two adjacent vehicles with exactly two inches of space between the Kia and each vehicle in front and back of the car.

00:13 United States

Most Consecutive Push-Ups In A Pickup Truck Swimming Pool

Gavin Martin

Gavin Martin completed seven consecutive push-ups in the bed of a 1993 B2200 Mazda pickup truck, with the bed turned into a swimming pool.

05:51 England

Most Automobile U-Turns In Two Minutes

Kate Lawler

Kate Lawler completed 13 u-turns in two minutes.

00:21 United States

Most Pounds Of Paper Fit In A Car And Driven To A Recycling Station

Paul Bryan

Paul Bryan fit 1600 pounds of recyclable paper in a Ford Fusion and drove it safely to a recycling station. Bryan set the record as part of Fusion 41, a URDB World Record Challenge created by the Ford Motor Company.

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