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,
Cooper Bayne shaved his head in solidarity with people battling cancer
when he was 2,035 days old.
Twenty-six LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance members said “Break
cancer for young adults” at once.
Mairi W. said, “Cancer sucks” 25 times in 15 seconds.
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
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.
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.
Jack Butler made a joke about his cancer-related amputation 11 days
after he’d had his surgery.
Seven people in Robert Brunson’sESL class said “Beat cancer” in
Chinese at once.
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.
Shirley LaVergne balanced six cancer-related books on her head.
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.
Radio Shack donated 100 video cameras to the Livestrong Young Adult
Alliance to raise awareness for young adult cancer.
48 members of Texas 4000 donned fake mustaches and danced in a
conga line. Each mustache was made using Break Cancer stickers.
Sevenpeople finished the 2010 San Antonio Rock amp; Roll Full amp;
Half-Marathon said “Break cancer!” after their completion of the
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