Fingers World Records

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Longest Time Balancing On Fingers

United States

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

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

Most Fingers Fit In Mouth

01:16 United States

Cracka Dawn pushed the limits of open mouthdom by fitting parts of 30 fingers into her mouth at once. The record was set on Friday, August 29, 2008 at the Burning Man festival in Black Rock City, Nevada. Yasuyuki Tsumashika, an Executive Committee member from the Playa Book of Records, videotaped and witnessed the feat. #BM2008

Most Animal Characters Created With Hands

01:32 United States

Sparks displays tremendous agility and creativity by using just her hands to create seven distinctly different animal characters. The record was set on August 30, 2008 at the Burning Man festival in Black Rock City, Nevada. Dan Rollman witnessed and videotaped the attempt. #BM2008

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

Greatest Backwards Bend In Top Joint Of Thumb


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

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][]

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.

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.

Fastest Time To Complete 100 Kennedy Half Dollar Coin Rolls

03:31 United States

Read about the Kennedy half dollar here.

Most Finger Folds In 30 Seconds

01:30 United States

Brian Pankey completed 108 finger folds in 30 seconds.

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.

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