Niki Yoshiuchi combines his bicycle and yo-yo skills en route to setting
a world record for the longest yo-yo sleeper while doing a one-foot
track stand. Yoshiuchi stayed balanced for 33.41 seconds.
The record was set on August 9, 2008 at the International Yo-Yo Open
in New York City. Niki used a YoYoJam Hitman yo-yo. His bike was a
53 cm Iro Mark V. Witnesses were Colin Nissan and Talia Ledner.
Phil Billingham, Shannon Currie, Duncan Mackenzie, and Gerry Mulligan traveled to 18 countries in 24 hours.
They visited Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Austria, Germany, Lichtenstein, Switzerland, France, Luxemburg, Belgium, and Holland. Read more about their journey here.
Matt Piper, Gareth Jones, and Lloyd Jones set off from London (England)
and drove to Cardiff (Wales), Dublin (Ireland), Belfast (Northern
Ireland) and finally Edinburgh (Scotland) in 23 hours and 10 minutes, a
new world record.
This feat was achieved on April 3, 2009. Piper, Jones, and Jones took
the drive as a fundraiser for the British Red Cross on behalf of
their organization, Wendy’s Appeal.
NOTE: This record is dangerous and should only be attempted by trained professionals.
In a feat that took almost 20 years to accomplish, former Wisconsin
senator Dave Zien put a world record 1,000,000 miles on his Harley
Davidson FXR motorcycle.
Zien began the journey in 1991. On April 4, 2009, Zien hit the million
mile mark. Tony Sanfelipo was on hand to document and confirm the
mileage. Read more about his journey here.
Marc and Lucas crossed Honduras by motorcycle in 4 hours and 55 minutes.
They began in El Amatillo at the El Salvador border, and exited to
Nicaragua through the town of at El Espino. The clock stopped when they
reached the border. See their route here.
Marc and Lucas set the record on November 8, 2008. Marc rode a BMW
1150GS and Lucas was on a KTM 990.
Taylor E. connected 40 Thomas the Tank Engine Trains at once.
Gavin Martin completed seven consecutive push-ups in the bed of a 1993
B2200 Mazda pickup truck, with the bed turned into a swimming pool.
Alex J. completed 21 u-turns in two minutes.
Paul Bryan fit 1600 pounds of recyclable paper in a Ford Fusion and
drove it safely to a recycling station.
Bryan set the record as part of Fusion 41, a URDB World Record
Challenge created by the Ford Motor Company.
Luke W. solved a Pocket Cube while riding a unicycle in 12.33 seconds
David Hartley of Mont Albert, New Zealand solved a Pocket Cube while
riding a RipStik in 13.83 seconds, a new world record.
Omari A. named 73 London Underground Stations in 30 seconds.
Brian Pankey completed seven laps around a four door vehicle while
bouncing a two table tennis balls on two paddles simultaneously.
Brian Pankey juggled four balls in a four door model vehicle for one
minute and 13.29 seconds.
Brian Pankey bounced a tennis ball on a tennis racket 181 times
consecutively in one minute while sitting in a four door model
Ty Conner and his friends Noah McDougall, Andrew Vial, Chrisie
VonHatten, and Adam Denton participated in a cancer awareness race in
the hallway of the Earth and Sciences Building at the University of
Tennessee. They raced on foot, by bicycle and in a rolling chair.
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