YAA World Records

World records set by the Livestrong community as part of the Young Adult Alliance's Break Cancer program.

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Longest Standing Ovation For Cancer Survivors

01:50

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute faculty and staff and AYA External Advisory Committee members stood and cheered without interruption in honor of the cancer survivors for one minute and 19.01 seconds.

Most Songs With "Cancer" In The Title Listed In A Facebook Status Update

United States

Dustin Tyler made a Facebook post that listed 23 songs with “cancer” in the title.

Most Office Items Covered In Tin Foil

01:01 United States

Lisa Watson, a Nurse Oncology Education Program marketing guru, has 62 office items wrapped in tin foil.

Most Astrological Signs Formed From The Letters Of "LIVESTRONG" In A Single Tweet

India

Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya used the letters in ‘LIVESTRONG’ to form the names of 12 astrological signs and fit them into a singletweet.

Most Movie Titles Based On Astrological Signs Formed From The Letters Of "LIVESTRONG" In A Single Tweet

India

Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya listed seven movie titles based on astrological signs, Leo, Virgo, Stir, Leon, Lev, Lion and Oven using the letters in“LIVESTRONG” in a single tweet.

Most Words Spelled Using The Letters In "LIVESTRONG" In A Single Tumblr Post

Australia

Adam Brasher spelled 793 words using the letters found in “LIVESTRONG” in a single Tumblr post.

Most Positive Messages Tweeted To Someone Fighting Cancer In 24 Hours

01:18

Twitter users around the world sent a total of 224 tweets to Bena Roberts in a 24-hour period, wishing her good thoughts in her battle against cancer. Roberts, who is fighting breast cancer, had no idea the tweets were coming. The record was kicked off during a speech by URDB president Dan Rollman at the 2011 Next Conference in Berlin, Germany. See all tweets sent to @BenaRoberts here. Read Bena’s blog post about the record here.

Youngest Person To Shave Head In Solidarity With People Battling Cancer

Cooper Bayne shaved his head in solidarity with people battling cancer when he was 2,035 days old.

Largest Group To Shave Heads In Solidarity With People Battling Cancer

01:31 United States

46 “Mommas” shaved their heads in solidarity with kids battling cancer. The group's goal is to raise $1 million dollars for pediatric oncology, and donate it the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

Largest Cancer Awareness Message

01:39

10,000 fans at a college football game between the Texas Longhorns andOklahoma Sooners held up Livestrong placards showing their support in the battle against cancer. The record was set at the Cotton Bowlin Dallas, Texas on October 2, 2010.

Most Boob Wiggles In 30 Seconds

00:50 United States

Rachel Sklar wiggled her left boob 64 times in 30 seconds. The record was set at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. This record contains PG–13 content. #WRAS11

Most Livestrong Bracelets Worn On Arm At Once

United States

At a Livestrong fundraiser party hosted by Gowalla, Saphrin Chapman[] wore 77Livestrong bracelets on her arm at once. Chapman set the record in Austin, Texas during the 2010 SXSW festival. Venture investor Chris Sacca made a $500 donation to Livestrong to recognize her feat. NOTE: The bracelets constricted Chapmans’s wrist while she achieved the feat. She was OK, but for safety purposes, we are declaring this a closed category. Future submissions won’t be recognized. Photo credit: Chris Gomez

Most Notes Written By Cancer Survivors On A Bulletin Board

00:11 United States

A bulletin board at Camp Mak-A-Dream in Montana hosts 99 notes from cancer survivors on it.

Largest Group To Say "Break Cancer For Young Adults"

00:10

Twenty-six LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance members said “Break cancer for young adults” at once.

Most Balloons Used To Create "Pink Boobs"

02:29 Australia

In Celebration of Australia’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 95 sets of balloons were put together to represent as “pink boobs.” The feat was set by the Chicks In Pink charity in coordination with Racecourse Road[].

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