Fingers World Records

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Greatest Backwards Bend In Top Joint Of Thumb


Adam Moreno bent back the top joint of his thumb 84 degrees.

Longest Time Balancing On Fingers

United States

Kevin F. balanced precariously on his fingers for 41.82 seconds. #BM2007

Fastest Time To Twist All Fingers Over One Another

00:14 United States

A student camper from iD Tech Camps Trinity University displays amazing dexterity by twisting all her fingers one over another in 4.50 seconds, a new world record. On both hands, the upper half of each finger, from thumb to ring finger, was contorted to rest atop the lower half of the finger next to it. [#iDTech][]

Longest Word Or Phrase Spelled With Hands And Fingers


Andrew James Black sets world record for the longest word or phrase spelled using only fingers and hands. Black spelled quot;boy toy,quot; a six-letter phrase. His feat beat the previous record of quot;bloodquot; by one letter. Black set the record on March 25, 2009 at his home in Hamilton, Ontario.

Most One-Handed Cobra Cuts In One Minute

01:20 United States

Brian Pankey completed seven cobra cuts in one minute.

Most 'Oversized Coin' Coin Rolls In One Minute

01:02 United States

Brian Pankey completed 16 coin rolls in one minute using a coin 3" in diameter.

Longest Line Of People Making Finger Mustaches And Giving "Thumbs Up" Signs

01:23 United States

152 campers fromCamp Ronald McDonaldformed a line and gave the people next to them a finger mustache while giving a “thumbs up” sign at the same time.

Fastest Time To Complete 100 Kennedy Half Dollar Coin Rolls

03:31 United States

Read about the Kennedy half dollar here.

Shortest Thumb

00:38 United States

Pushing the physical limits of mankind, Jesse James sets a world record for the shortest thumb on a fully grown human. James’ thumb, which measures just 1 1/2 inches in length, was documented at the Burning Man festival in Black Rock City, Nevada on August 29, 2008. Dan Rollman and Tonya Zohba, Executive Committee Members of the Playa Book of Records, were on hand to measure and videotape the record-setting digit. #BM2008

Most Finger Folds In 30 Seconds

01:30 United States

Brian Pankey completed 108 finger folds in 30 seconds.

Fastest Time To Apply A Set Of Fake Nails In A Prius

01:34 United States

This record was set as part of Toyota Prius Records, a two-day event streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself. The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st, 2011. See all the records set at the event here.

Most Times For A Group To Snap Their Fingers Sequentially In 30 Seconds

00:31 United States

Student campers from iD Tech Camps Trinity University snapped their fingers sequentially 48 times in 30 seconds. [#iDTech][]

Largest Gap Between Tips Of Two Pinky Fingers Side-By-Side


With his hands pressed together, David Jansen has a 7-centimeter gap between the tips of his two pinky fingers, a new world record. The gap was measured from the tip of each finger. Jansen’s fingers were documented on May 22, 2009 in Sauda, Norway. Michael Priest was present to document the feat.

Most Gang Signs Thrown In One Minute

01:18 United States

Putting potential concern for his life aside, Vince Veneziani made history by throwing 13 different gang signs in one minute, a new world record. Signs thrown included “Blood”, “Crips”, and “Mafia”. The feat was achieved at a World Record Appreciation Society event in New York City on February 11, 2009. Dan Rollman was on hand to document and count the signs. Though dressed in blue from head to toe, Veneziani swears he has no gang allegiances. [#WRAS03][]

Most Fingers Fit In One's Mouth

United States

With the help of a friend, Dirty Sanchez challenged the limits of his mouth by fitting 16 fingers inside it. #BM2006

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