Speed World Records

Many world record holders have proven they're the best by being the fastest. People show off their speed in the areas of sports, music, video games, recitation and much, much more. No matter what your hobby, if you can do it fast, you stand a chance at becoming a global champion. Hurry up and set a world record!

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511 Records Found

Most Snail/Turkey Hand Gestures In 30 Seconds

00:46 United States

Stephanie and Jonathan completed 52 snail-turkey hand gestures in 30 seconds. Each snail/turkey combo was counted as one gesture.

Slowest Time To Eat A Bowl Of Cereal

27:12 United States

Ethan S. took 26 minutes, 17.18 seconds to eat a bowl of cereal.

Most Strangers' Drinks Sipped Out Of In 15 Seconds


Henri Mazza drank from 15 strangers’ drinks in 15 seconds. The record was set at Do512’s World Record Party, held at The Highball[] in Austin, Texas on August 27, 2010. #WRP01 tag:RecordSetterBook01

Most Complaints In One Minute

00:47 United States

James S. complained 70 times in one minute.

Most Times Unlocking An iPod Touch In One Minute

01:19 Australia

Peter Craig locked and unlocked his iPod Touch 67 times in one minute.

Fastest Time To Open A Can Of Campbell's Alphabet Soup And Spell "PANTYHOSE"

01:37 United States

In homage to his love of food, Colin Nissan sets a new universal record by opening a can of Campbell’s Alphabet Soup and spelling out ‘PANTYHOSE’ in one minute, 25.77 seconds. Nissan set the record on January 7, 2009 at a World Record Appreciation Society event in New York City. He opened a standard size (10.5 ounces) pop top lid can, strained the letters, and then spelled out ‘PANTYHOSE’ using letters from the soup. Ronnie Gensler and Nicholas Fritzhand were present to document the achievement and confirm proper spelling. [#WRAS02][] tag:RecordSetterBook01

Most People Complimented In 30 Seconds

01:25 United States

Anthony Jeselnik complimented 13 strangers in 30 seconds. Jeselnick set the record on October 2, 2009 in New York City during the taping of a URDB segment on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. tag:JF03, tag:lnwjf

Most Times Saying "Yo" In 15 Seconds

00:39 United States

Patrick Jackman said the word quot;yoquot; 123 times in 15 seconds.

Fastest Time To Unravel A Roll Of Paper Towels

00:45 Spain

Juan Martiacute;nez unraveled a roll of paper towels in 3.80 seconds.

Fastest Time To Complete 100 Clicks On A Tally Counter

00:42 England

John Stanley clicked a tally counter 100 times in 10.60 seconds.

Most Apples Hit With A Metal Baseball Bat In 30 Seconds

00:45 United States

Tyler Sysmahit 18 apples with a metal baseball bat in 30 seconds.

Fastest Time Put 10 People's Hair In Ponytails


Melissa Dorsey applied ponytails to 10 heads in 51.47 seconds. The feat was achieved on July, 18, 2009 at the [Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago. Representatives from RecordSetter were present to document the record. #PF01

Fastest Time To Perform A Three-Phase Ambitious Card Routine With Surprise Ending

01:38 United States

Brian Pankey completed a three-phased Ambitious card routine in 41.10 seconds. Phases of the routine: Phase 1 - Signed card is put in the center of the deck of cards, then card returns back to the top of deck. Phase 2 - Repeat phase 1 Phase 3 - Put signed card inside pocket. Reveal that the deck of cards is nailed together.

Fastest Time To Eat A Thin Mint

00:43 United States

Michael ate a Thin Mint in 13.00 seconds. NOTE: Speed eating can be dangerous. Use caution and have adult supervision on hand.

Fastest Time To Perform The "Holy Moly" To "Holy Stretch" Routine

02:05 United States

Brian Pankey performed the "Holy Moly" to "Holy Stretch" routine in one minute, 6.19 seconds.

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