Alicia Weber performed 802 consecutive perfect push-ups in one hour. After
finishing the push-ups, Weber performed a plank exercise while reciting
a published poem.
Mark S. wrote a limerick in 41.14 seconds.
The limerick read:
There once was a man from Missouri,
He seemed always in such a big hurry..
He was eating his food, and couldn't find his spoon
He said that his vision was blurry.
Teenage author Aaron Ozee published nine poetry collections. Learn more about his works here.
This record was set as part of Prius Records, a two-day event
streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials
adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records
ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself.
The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st,
2011. See all the records set at the event here.
Sarah Olson recited the poem "Troll Sat Alone on His Seat of Stone"
by J.R.R. Tolkein from her memory while holding her cat. The poem
contains a total of 412 words.
Sam Klarich, Abby, Brittani, and Emily each read the first four
limericks of John Ciardi’s The Hopeful Trout And Other
Limericks in a combined two minutes, 18.92 seconds.
The four limericks they read were The Elephant Boy, Goodbye Please, The
Thingamajig and Keeping Busy Is Better Than Nothing.
James Hulser recited the At A Minute Or Two ’Til Two tongue twister
in 7.57 seconds.
Shripad Vaidya wrote a poem about nature in Hinglish. The poem is titled "Nature's Nature One Mirage One True" and consists of 3,751 words.
Sathar Adhoor wrote a poetry book measuring one centimeter in length and width. The book weighs 300 mg and contains poems translated in 66 different languages.
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