Parachute World Records

5 Records Found

00:24 United States

Fastest 50-Foot Parachute Run While Holding A Doritos Mix Bag

Doritos

A Doritos fan performed a 50-foot parachute run in 3.00 seconds while holding a Doritos Mix bag. The record was set as part of the Doritos Bold 50 campaign.

00:50 United States

Longest Throw And Catch Of An Exercise Ball Using Parachutes

Colleen Macklin

Colleen Macklin, Andres Vargas, Mattia Romeo, and Greg Trefry launched a 3.5 foot exercise ball 35 feet, 4 inches to a partner team who successfully caught it. The record was set during the Ball-Pop event at the 2010 Come Out and Play Festival[] in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. URDB official Rob Birdsong was on hand as a witness. [#COAP01][]

00:21 United States

Longest Time To Keep Exercise Ball Aloft Using A Parachute Toss

Peter Vigeant

Four members of the ESI Design Team threw an exercise ball in the air using a parachute and kept it aloft for 2.75 seconds. The record was set during the Ball-Popevent at the 2010 Come Out and Play Festival[] in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. URDB official Rob Birdsong was on hand as a witness. [#COAP01][]

02:34 United States

Most Female Jumpers To Participate In A Big-Way Skydiving Formation In Arizona

AXIS Flight

A total of 27 female jumpers participated in a [big-way][1] skydiving formation. The jump took place in Arizona. [1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big-ways

00:20 United States

Slowest Time For Cardboard Box Parachute To Descend 15 Feet

Giovanni Rescigno

Giovanni Rescigno’s cardboard box parachute took 2.16 seconds to descend 15 feet, a new world record. The top of the parachute was 15 feet above ground level when timing began, and the clock stopped when the box made contact with the floor. Rescigno set the record on April 4, 2009 at the first annual Brooklyn World Record Day in Brooklyn, New York. The event was held by URDB in conjunction with Beam Camp. Dan Rollman was present as a witness. #BWRD01

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