Sport World Records

Sport world records combine physical recreation with creativity, resulting in achievements that inspire athletes young and old. Rodeo bulls, foam fingers, baseball bats and sports jerseys all feature in this broad-ranging collection. Individuals and teams are welcome to add their names to this hall of fame.

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Most Consecutive Annual Golf Bets

United States

Paul Warner and James Kallenbach have made an annual golf bet for 30 consecutive years. Since 1980, the duo have battled for a “Stroker of the Year” prize, the winner determined by cumulative scores over at least 20 rounds ofhead-to-headgolf. The annual prize is year-long possession of an engraved custom trophy, plus an all-expenses-paid dinner for the victor and his spouse. At the time of the December 14, 2009 submission, Warner’s name appears on the trophy 15 times to Kallenbach’s 15. Steve Anderson verified the feat.

Most Table Tennis Serves In 30 Seconds

01:04 United States

Jack Pantalena completes 31 table tennis serves in 30 seconds, a new world record. All serves that successfully went over the net were counted. Pantalena set the record on March 28, 2009 at his home in Easton, Connecticut. Robin Pantalena was present to witness and document the record.

Longest Flag Football Game

United States

On August 30th, 2008, 20 athletes in the Bay Area played the longest game of flag football ever. The event was held at the Off the Wall Soccer[] in Santa Clara, California, with the game lasting 24 hours, 36 minutes, and 56 seconds. The four-on-four flag football game honored two storied Bay Area college football programs, featuring the Dons (in Gold and Green) facing the Broncos (wearing Cardinal and black). The Dons defeated the Broncos by the score of 1,470 to 1,265. The event benefited Play Flag Football[], a Santa Clara County based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing flag football leagues, camps, and after school programs for children. Game statistics and additional details can be found here.

Most Table Tennis Ball Bounces In 30 Seconds

01:14 Australia

Peter Craig bounced a table tennis ball over 194 times on a table tennis paddle in 30 seconds. From submitted video evidence, the audible bounce is the most reliable indication of bounce count of which up to 243 audible bounces were counted and 194 was the lowest verified count.

Most People Hit In Face With Pies While Wearing Roller Skates In 30 Seconds

03:48 Spain

Cristina Pedroche, a reporter at Otra Movida, hit 27 people in the face with pies in 30 seconds while wearing roller skates.

Most Consecutive Table Tennis Ball Bounces Using Alternate Sides Of Paddle

44:04 India

Nadeem Subhra bounced a table tennis ball 6,005 times using alternate sides of his table tennis paddle.

Most Laps Walked Around A Table Tennis Table While Bouncing A Table Tennis Ball

22:27 United States

Thomas McGinnis completed 174 laps around a table tennis table while bouncing a table tennis ball on his paddle.

Fastest Time To Run Across A Covered Swimming Pool

00:28 Spain

Shin Clinton ran across his covered swimming pool in 4.69 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.

Tallest Golf Ball Tower

United States

Sam F. stacked four golf balls on top of one another.

Longest Time Shaking A Margarita While Riding A Rodeo Bull

03:22 United States

Tony Trafford shook a margarita for 3.0 seconds while riding a live bull at a New Zealand rodeo. Trafford used Jose Cuervo Silver in the drink, creating what he called a “Raging Bull Margarita.”

Largest Collection Of Jerseys From Professional Minor League Sports Teams

United States

Ben Cunliffe has three minor legue sports team jerseys in his collection. He has jerseys from theDurham Bulls, Charlotte Checkers, and Fayetteville Fireantz.

Largest Collection Of Jerseys From Different Professional Sports Teams In A Single State

United States

Durham Bulls, Fayetteville Fireantz, Raleigh IceCaps, Carolina Hurricanes, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets amp; Charlotte Bobcats.

Largest Collection Of Jerseys From Different Professional Sports Teams In A Single State

United States

Durham Bulls, Fayetteville Fireantz, Raleigh IceCaps, Carolina Hurricanes, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets amp; Charlotte Bobcats.

Most Sports World Champions Named During An Eight-Floor Elevator Ride

01:33

Ed Draper named 12 current internationally recognized sporting world champions during an 8-floor elevator ride. Draper set the record at theAbsolute Radio studios in London.

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