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.
Nine people participated in a 900-meter exquisite corpse relay race,
a new world record. The first participant ran 100 meters and drew part
of a person on their t-shirt. The shirt was then transferred to the next
relay member, who put it on and added to the first person’s drawing
while running. This was done repeatedly, with each person running 100
meters, until the drawing of the person was complete.
The record was set on June 17, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The relay
participants were Jessica Dunn, Lindsay Gerlach, Courtney Hacker,
Flounder Lee, Paul Miller, Kurt Nettleton, Kyle Channing Smith, Victoria
Son and Courtney Ware. Lamar Richcreek was present as a witness.
Dina Mishev climbed 34,546 feet in 24 hours, a new world record.
Using climbing skins, she repeatedly trekked up a 1502-foot trail,
checking in with officials at the top off the trail, before skiing down
and checking in with officials at the bottom. She did this 23 times in
The record was set on February 8, 2009 during the 24 Hour Sunlight
Challenge at the Sunlight Mountain Resort in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.