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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Highest Concert Performed In The United States

04:42

Chris Carraba of Dashboard Confessional performed a concert on top of Pikes Peak Mountain in Colorado at 14,111 feet above sea level. The concert was performed to raise funds for The Love Hope Strength Foundation[].

Most Dancers Wearing Fake Mustaches In A Conga Line

00:20 United States

While wearing fake mustaches, 48 members of Texas 4000 danced in a conga line. Each mustache was made using Break Cancer stickers.

Largest Group Of People To Say "Break Cancer" Upon Completion Of A Marathon Or Half-Marathon

00:31

Sevenpeople finished the 2010 San Antonio Rock amp; Roll Full amp; Half-Marathon[] said “Break cancer!” after their completion of the race. #NOEP

Largest Group To Form A Dedication Circle Followed By A Can-Can Line

06:52 United States

60 riders in the Texas 4000stood in a circle and made individual dedications before lining up and forming a can-can line. They set the record before heading out on a bicycle ride.

Most People To Sing "I Will Survive" In Honor Of Cancer Survivors

00:39 United States

With the help of [The Bright Light Social Hour][], 354 Break Cancer attendees sang "[I Will Survive][]" in honor of cancer survivors, a new world record. The Break Cancer attendees set the record during URDB’s [BreakCancer party][] at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses.

Most Students To Say "Team Shan Breast Cancer Awareness For Young Women" At Once

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On November 24, 2010, Lorna Larsen, president of Team Shan, presented to 450 students at the University of Western Ontario. Following the lecture, she inspired the entire room to say, “Team Shan Breast Cancer Awareness for Young Women” at the same time.

Largest Group To Say "Break Cancer" In Spanish

00:15 United States

23 people gathered on November 15, 2010 to discuss adolescent and young adult cancer patients and families in and around Portland, Oregon. At the end of the meeting everyone said“Rompe el cancer” at once. The gathering was hosted by the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Adolescent[] and Young Adult Oncology Program and the External Advisory Committee. The 23rd person to participate in this world record was the cameraman.

Most People To Crush A Can For Cancer

01:02 United States

Emily Peterson and 32 of her friends each crushed an aluminum can for cancer.

Largest Group Of People Beating Up Cancer Balloons

01:17 United States

55 members of Texas 4000 each beat up a “cancer balloon.”They set the record as part of LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance[]’sBreak Cancercampaign.

Largest Silent Anti-Cancer Message

00:15 United States

Nine cancer survivors and eight oncology staff members participated in a 17-person silent anti-cancer message.

Most Mary Kay Consultants Kissing Cancer Good-Bye

00:3

Forty Mary Kay consultants said “Mary Kay kisses cancer goodbye” at the same time. They set the record in honor of Terri Schaefer for the We Believe Foundation.

Most Bandanas Worn At Once

01:44 United States

Katie Preston Toepfer wore 110bandanas on her body at once. The record, set to raise cancer awareness, was set usingCanTeen bandanas.

Largest Group To Dance "The Robot" While Wrapped In Christmas Lights

01:39 United States

Alanna Iverson and 51 other cyclists danced the robotwhile wrapped in Christmas lights. The participants were a group of cyclists on a long distance bike ride to raise money for cancer research.

Fastest Time To Hit Cancer Sign With Five Darts

00:21

Allen Hunter hit a “CANCER”sign on a dartboard with five consecutive darts in 3.87 seconds.

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.

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