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.
Michael Smith named 36 African countries while jumping on a pogo stick and wearing a prom dress after eating two whole Jalapeno peppers. He set the record as part of the College of Lake County Social Action Club's World Record Day fundraiser for the Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center in Gurnee, Illinois.
Together with management and staff at Lotus Lap Public School
Dishuknagar, Hyderabad, Dr. Venkata Chary Chintapatla. Ph.D displayed a
1,947 foot long, 4 foot wide Indian national Flag on the occasion of
64th Mega Independence Day Celebrations at Mini Tank bond Saroornagar,
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India on 14th August 2010.
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.