LIVESTRONG World Records

52 Records Found

Youngest Person To Shave Head In Solidarity With People Battling Cancer

Cooper Bayne

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


Largest Group To Say "Break Cancer For Young Adults"

LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance

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


Most Times Saying "Cancer Sucks" In 15 Seconds

Mairi Weir

Mairi W. said, “Cancer sucks” 25 times in 15 seconds.

United States

Most Livestrong Bracelets Worn On Arm At Once

Saphrin Chapman

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

01:31 United States

Largest Group To Shave Heads In Solidarity With People Battling Cancer

St. Baldrick's

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.


Most Men To Give Themselves A Testicular Exam In Public At Once

Public School

Eight men completed testicular self examinations at once. The record was set at Do512’s World Record Party, held at The Highball[] in Austin, Texas on August 27, 2010. #WRP01


Shortest Time To Make An Amputation Joke After Having A Cancer-Related Amputation

Jack Butler

Jack Butler made a joke about his cancer-related amputation 11 days after he’d had his surgery.

00:5 United States

Most People To Say "Beat Cancer" In Chinese

Robert Brunson

Seven people in Robert Brunson’sESL class said “Beat cancer” in Chinese at once.

United States

Most Livestrong Bracelets Worn At Once

Rob Sartin

Spencer Sartin of Austin, Texas wore 80 Livestrong braceletsto school to celebrate his three-year cancer diagnosis anniversary. By the end of the day, he’d given away all the bracelets to classmates. Read more about Sartin’s story here. NOTE: Wearing this many Livestrong bracelets on one’s wrist can constrict blood flow. For safety reasons, we are declaring this a closed category. Future submissions won’t be recognized.

00:27 United States

Most Cancer-Related Books Balanced On Head

Shirley LaVergne

Shirley LaVergne balanced six cancer-related books on her head. #NOEP

Most Cause-Related Hashtags Tweeted In 24 Hours


As part of a LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance project, the hashtag [#BreakCancer][] was tweeted 681 times during a 24-hour period. The count of 681 was taken using Twitter’s Advanced Search, tracking the hashtag #BreakCancer between 8:36 pm on November 11, 2010 and 8:36 pm on November 12, 2010.


Most Video Cameras Donated To Help Raise Cancer Awareness

Radio Shack

Radio Shack donated 100 video cameras to the Livestrong Young Adult Alliance to raise awareness for young adult cancer.

00:20 United States

Longest Fake Mustache Conga Line

Texas 4000

48 members of Texas 4000 donned fake mustaches and 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

San Antonio Rock & Roll Marathoners

Seven people finished the 2010 San Antonio Rock & Roll Full & Half-Marathon[] said “Break cancer!” after their completion of the race.

Most Women To Give Themselves A Breast Exam In Public At Once

World Record Party Attendees

11 womengave themselves breast self-exams at once, a new world record. The feat was set at Do512’s World Record Party, held at The Highball in Austin, Texas on August 27, 2010. #WRP01

01:06 United States

Most "Cancer" Notes Thrown In Trash Can In 30 Seconds

Mason Kinard

Mason Kinard trashed “Cancer” 28 times in 30 seconds.

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