Physical World Records

144 Records Found

01:08 United States

Deepest Shoulder Blades

David Passaro

Flexibility master David Passaro wowed audience members by setting a new world record for deepest shoulder blades. Passaro protruded his chest forward while pulling back his shoulders to create his record-setting 3 3/4 inch blades, beating Duke of Denver’s existing 3-inch record. This feat was performed on August 29, 2008 at the Burning Man festival in Black Rock City, Nevada. Witnesses Dan Rollman and Tonya Zohba were on hand to take measurements and document the achievement. #BM2008

00:46 United States

Farthest Distance To Throw A Snowball

Roald Bradstock

Roald Bradstock threw a snowball 68.10 meters. Bradstock made the snowballs in Atlanta, Georgia after a snowstorm, and then drove 600 miles to Fort Myers, Florida, where the record was set. #RecordSetterBook01

03:39 United States

Fastest 1/4 Mile Racewalk Accompanied By A Dog With A Swahili Name

Art Hoffman

Art Hoffman completed a 1/4 mile racewalk with his dog Chenji in two minutes, 17.08 seconds. Chenji is a Swahilian name.

03:31 United States

Fastest 1/4 Mile Rollerskate Sprint With Dog By A Person Over 60

Art Hoffman

Art Hoffman and his dog Chenji completed a 1/4 mile roller skate sprint in one minute, 55.06 seconds. #RecordSetterBook01

00:43 India

Fastest Time For A 5-Year Old To Complete 50 Push-Ups

Ronak Vitha

Ronak Vitha completed 50 push-ups in 29.28 seconds at the age of five.

01:25 India

Fastest Time For A 5-Year Old To Complete 70 Push-Ups

Ronak Vitha

Ronak Vitha completed 70 push-ups in 54.49 seconds at the age of five.

42:16 India

Fastest Time For A Five-Year-Old To Complete 1500 Push-Ups

Ronak Vitha

Five-year-old Ronak Vitha completed 1,500 push-ups in 39 minutes, 37.54 seconds.

09:58 United States

Fastest Time To Climb Michigan Central Station

Jerry Paffendorf

Jerry Paffendorf climbed the stairs of Michigan Central Station from ground level to rooftop in an unprecedented 9 minutes, 59 seconds. He set the record on April 29, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan.

01:13 United States

Fastest Time To Climb Old Rag Mountain

Dan Morrison

Dan Morrison of Citizen Effect and three friends climbed 3291 feet from the base of Old Rag Mountainto its peak in 90 minutes.

01:48 United States

Fastest Time To Crab Walk 42 Feet

Alicia Weber

Alica Weber crab walked 42 feet in 5.70 seconds.

02:00 United States

Fastest Time To Roll 112 Feet, 3 Inches Down A Hill

Cameron Davis

Cameron Davis rolled his way down a 112-foot, 3-inch hill in 20.13 seconds.

00:51 Italy

Fastest Time To Run Around A Church

Ivan Cernic

Ivan C. ran around a church in 15.75 seconds.

02:33 England

Fastest Time To Walk 30 Miles While Carrying A 76-Pound Backpack

Paddy Doyle

Paddy Doyle walked 30 miles along the Grand Union Canal while carrying a 76-pound back pack in 10 hours and 37 seconds. Though his pack was 76 pounds and he walked an additional 300 meters, the weight and distance have been standardized. The record benefited the Help For Heroes charity. He was supported throughout by British Military Fitness instructors, martial arts boxing students from clubs around the Midlands and avid supporters. Read more about Doyle here.

00:53 United States

Heaviest Giant Tire Deadlift (Athlete Under 235 Lbs.)

Clint Poore

Clint Poore performed a 660-pound giant tire deadlift. Clint's body weight during the attempt was 234 pounds.

01:29 United States

Heaviest One Arm Preacher Curl

James Retarides

James R. completed a one-arm preacher curl with his right arm using 136 pounds.

01:07 Sweden

Heaviest Preacher Curl

Thommy Ohlund

Thommy Ohlund completed a preacher curl of 181.88 pounds (82.50 kilograms).

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