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

Fastest Time To Walk Around A Chair Three Times While Blindfolded

00:18 United States

Humberto Zepeda walked around a chair three times in 5.78 seconds while blindfolded.

Most People Kissed In 10 Seconds

00:23

Elizabeth Huber kissed 21 people in 10 seconds. The feat was achieved on July, 18, 2009 at the Pitchfork Music Festival[] in Chicago. Representatives from URDB.org were present to document the record. #PF01

Most Times Reciting Alphabet Backwards In One Minute

01:20 United States

Matt D. recited the English alphabet backwards 24 times in one minute.

Fastest Time To Play Every Note On A Bass Guitar

00:14 Canada

Dominic L. played all 84 notes on his four string, 20-fret bass guitar in 9.97 seconds.

Fastest Time To Drink A Can Of Diet Pepsi Through A Straw

00:51 United States

Kenny McKee drank a 12-ounce (355 ml) can of Diet Pepsi through a straw in 21.10 seconds.

Fastest Time To Drink A Can Of Diet Dr. Pepper Cherry

00:20 United States

Dan Crowley drank a 12-ounce can of Diet Dr. Pepper Cherry in 13.31 seconds. Timing began when he opened the can and stopped when it was empty.

Fastest 1/4 Mile Bike Ride With Dog

03:38 United States

Art Hoffman completed a 1/4 mile bike ride with his dog Chenji in 58.87 seconds.

Fastest Time To Eat An Apple

00:48 Australia

Isaac H-D ate an entire apple in 38.10 seconds. WARNING: Speed eating can be extremely dangerous. Please do not attempt this record unless you are above the age of 18 and trained as a professional eater. We will not accept submissions in this category from minors.

Fastest Time To Run Five Laps Around Two Passing Jugglers

00:17 United States

Nadine Civitello completed five laps around two passing jugglers in 21.22 seconds.

Most Images Of Fish Sandwiches Looked At In One Minute

03:25 United States

Todd Lamb won back the title in a category he originally created by looking at 60 images of fish sandwiches in one minute, a new world record. His performace broke the previous record of 57 held by 91X Morning Show[] radio DJ Carlos Montoya. Lamb was aided by his assistant Marcus Livesay, who prepared by donning surgical gloves and chugging a Jolt. The feat was achieved at a World Record Appreciation Society event on February 11, 2009 in New York City. Corey Henderson was on hand to document and count the images. [#WRAS03][] tag:RecordSetterBook01

Most Consecutive One-Handed Claps

26:03 United States

Jacob S. clapped 5,959 times in row with one hand.

Fastest Signing Of American Sign Language Alphabet By A Hearing Individual

United States

Marty Wormley signed the entire ASL alphabet in 4.43 seconds.

Fastest Time To Run 50 Miles While Juggling

United States

Perry ‘The Joggler’ Romanowski joggled (juggling while running) 50 miles in 8 hours, 23 minutes and 52 seconds, a new world record. More details here. The feat was achieved on October 27, 2007 along the waterfront in Chicago, Illinois. Romanowski juggled using Gballz. Witnesses on hand to document the feat and cheer him on included John Kelly and Tom Kikta. tag:RecordSetterBook01

Fastest Accordion Player

01:02 United States

Peter Grigorov played 20.3 notes per second on his accordion, a new world record. He played Flight of the Bumblebee in setting the mark. The record was set on November 25, 2007 in Billerica, Massachusetts. Atanas Grigorov witnessed the performance. tag:RecordSetterBook01

Fastest Time To Run Around A Church

00:51 Italy

Ivan C. ran around a church in 15.75 seconds.

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