Speed World Records

Many world record holders have proven they're the best by being the fastest. People show off their speed in the areas of sports, music, video games, recitation and much, much more. No matter what your hobby, if you can do it fast, you stand a chance at becoming a global champion. Hurry up and set a world record!


482 Records Found

01:19 Australia

Most Times Unlocking An iPod Touch In One Minute

Peter Craig

Peter Craig locked and unlocked his iPod Touch 67 times in one minute.

01:37 United States

Fastest Time To Open A Can Of Campbell's Alphabet Soup And Spell "PANTYHOSE"

Colin Nissan

In homage to his love of food, Colin Nissan sets a new universal record by opening a can of Campbell’s Alphabet Soup and spelling out ‘PANTYHOSE’ in one minute, 25.77 seconds. Nissan set the record on January 7, 2009 at a World Record Appreciation Society event in New York City. He opened a standard size (10.5 ounces) pop top lid can, strained the letters, and then spelled out ‘PANTYHOSE’ using letters from the soup. Ronnie Gensler and Nicholas Fritzhand were present to document the achievement and confirm proper spelling. [#WRAS02][] tag:RecordSetterBook01

00:59 Canada

Fastest Time To Lick A Sharp Point On A Candy Cane

Craig Morrison

Craig Morrison licked a candy cane to a sharp point in two minutes, 45 seconds during a stop on the RecordSetter book tour.

00:46 United States

Most Snail/Turkey Hand Gestures In 30 Seconds

Stephanie Kong

Stephanie and Jonathan completed 52 snail-turkey hand gestures in 30 seconds. Each snail/turkey combo was counted as one gesture.

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.

01:00 United States

Most Eggs Thrown At One Person In Ten Seconds

Schacht Elf

Schacht Elf had 34 eggs thrown at him in 10 seconds.

01:12

Fastest Time Put 10 People's Hair In Ponytails

Melissa Dorsey

Melissa Dorsey applied ponytails to 10 heads in 51.47 seconds. The feat was achieved on July, 18, 2009 at the [Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago. Representatives from RecordSetter were present to document the record. #PF01

00:48 United States

Fastest Time To Drink Three 32-Ounce Bottles Of Gatorade

Shawn Inskeep

Shawn I. drank three 32-ounce bottles of Gatorade in 28.87 seconds. WARNING: Speed drinking can be extremely dangerous. Please do not attempt this record unless you are above the age of 18 and trained as a professional speed drinker. We will not accept submissions in this category from minors.

00:45 Spain

Fastest Time To Unravel A Roll Of Paper Towels

Juan Martínez

Juan Martiacute;nez unraveled a roll of paper towels in 3.80 seconds.

00:55 United States

Fastest Time To Complete The "Hoedown Throwdown" Dance

Julia Ring

Julia Ring completed Miley Cyrus’ Hoedown Throwdown dance in 12.28 seconds.

00:29

Most People Kissed In 10 Seconds

Mason Hammond

Mason Hammond kissed 14 people in 10 seconds. The feat was achieved on July, 18, 2009 at the Pitchfork Music Festival[] in Chicago. Representatives from URDB.org were present to document the record. #PF01

10:17 United States

Most Phone Books Ripped In Half In Ten Minutes

Michael Martin

Michael Martin ripped 67 phone books in ten minutes. He attempted to rip through 71 books but four of the tears were partial. tag:RecordSetterBook01

00:5 United States

Fastest Time To Perform A "Half Twisted" Card Flourish

Brian Pankey

Brian Pankey performed a "Half Twisted" playing card flourish in 4.48 seconds.

00:23 England

Fastest Time To Volley A Club 20 Times

Ewan Clementson

Ewan Clementson volleyed a juggling club 20 times in 18.70 seconds.

00:8 United States

Fastest Time To Complete 25 Club Thows In A Reverse Cascade Pattern

Brian Pankey

Brian Pankey completed 25 club throws in a reverse cascade pattern in 6.97 seconds

02:05 United States

Fastest Time To Perform The "Holy Moly" To "Holy Stretch" Routine

Brian Pankey

Brian Pankey performed the "Holy Moly" to "Holy Stretch" routine in one minute, 6.19 seconds.

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