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!


502 Records Found

01:12 United States

Fastest Time To Play 'When The Saints Go Marching In' Melody In Five Octaves On An Electric Organ

Justin Zeid

Justin Zeid played the When The Saints Go Marching In melody in five ascending octaves on an electric organ in 45.34 seconds.

03:47 United States

Fastest Time To Remove Cork From Empty Wine Bottle Using A Napkin

Sam Birdsong

Sam Birdsong removed a cork from an empty bottle of wine using just a napkin in two minutes, 55.47 seconds.

01:25 United States

Most People Complimented In 30 Seconds

Anthony Jeselnik

Anthony Jeselnik complimented 13 strangers in 30 seconds. Jeselnick set the record on October 2, 2009 in New York City during the taping of a URDB segment on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. tag:JF03, tag:lnwjf

03:25 United States

Most Images Of Fish Sandwiches Looked At In One Minute

Todd Lamb

Todd Lamb won back the title in a category he originally created by looking at 60 images of fish sandwiches in one minute, a new world record. His performace broke the previous record of 57 held by 91X Morning Show[] radio DJ Carlos Montoya. Lamb was aided by his assistant Marcus Livesay, who prepared by donning surgical gloves and chugging a Jolt. The feat was achieved at a World Record Appreciation Society event on February 11, 2009 in New York City. Corey Henderson was on hand to document and count the images. #WRAS03, #RecordSetterBook01

02:06 United States

Most Veggie Corndogs Consumed While Dancing The Zombie Voiceover Section Of Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'

Mamrie Hart

Mamrie Hart consumed an entire veggie corndog while dancing the zombie voiceover section of Michael Jackson’s ’Thriller’. Mamrie set the record at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. #WRAS17

00:45 United States

Most Apples Hit With A Baseball Bat In 30 Seconds

Tyler Sytsma

Tyler Sysmahit 18 apples with a baseball bat in 30 seconds.

00:53 United States

Fastest Time To Eat Five Doughnut Holes

Rob Hartmann

Rob Hartmann ate five powdered sugar doughnut holes in 17.44 seconds. NOTE: Speed eating can be dangerous. Please use caution and have adult supervision on-hand.

00:50

Most Strangers' Drinks Sipped Out Of In 15 Seconds

Henri Mazza

Henri Mazza drank from 15 strangers’ drinks in 15 seconds. The record was set at Do512’s World Record Party, held at The Highball[] in Austin, Texas on August 27, 2010. #WRP01 tag:RecordSetterBook01

00:33 United States

Most Consecutive Basketball Shots In 30 Seconds While Juggling Three Basketballs

Brian Pankey

Brian Pankey completed 10 consecutive basketball shots in 30 seconds while juggling three basketballs.

01:28 Nepal

Fastest Time To Write "The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog" Five Times

Nikesh Thapaliya

Nikesh Thapaliya wrote the sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" five times in 50.81 seconds.

03:38 United States

Fastest 1/4 Mile Bike Ride With Dog

Art Hoffman

Art Hoffman completed a 1/4 mile bike ride with his dog Chenji in 58.87 seconds.

01:01 United States

Fastest Time To Eat A Light Bulb

R.J. Williams

R.J. Williams ate a light bulb in 33.86 seconds during a stop on the RecordSetter book tour. WARNING: This record is dangerous and should only be attempted by trained professionals.

00:22

Fastest Time To Recite The English Alphabet While Standing Straight On Someone's Shoulders

Daksh Choudhary

Daksh Choudhary recited the entire [English alphabet][1] in 4.40 seconds while standing straight on his father’s shoulders. [1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_alphabet

00:55 Australia

Fastest Time To Fold A Five-Fold Thai Crown

Nick Thompson

Nick Thompson made a five-fold Thai crown in 13.80 seconds.

00:38 Australia

Fastest Time To Make A Balloon Animal While Riding A Unicycle

jakewilkinson

Jake Wilkinson made a balloon animal while riding a unicycle in 5.44 seconds.

01:59 United States

Most Sit/Stand Repetitions In One Minute

Bridget Parker

Bridget Parker's friend sat all the way down and stood back up 43 times in one minute.

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