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

01:37 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

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

00:28 Spain

Fastest Time To Run Across A Covered Swimming Pool

Shin Clinton

Shin Clinton ran across his covered swimming pool in 4.69 seconds.

00:43 United States

Fastest Time To Recite "At A Minute Or Two 'Til Two"

James Hulser

James Hulser recited the At A Minute Or Two ’Til Two tongue twister in 7.57 seconds.

00:42 Canada

Fastest Time To Build A Weapon With A Pen, Rubber Band And Scissors While Being Hit By Simulated Snowballs

Ryan Cruise

Ryan Cruise made a weapon out of a pen, rubber band and scissors while being hit by simulated snowballs in 6.13 seconds.

00:51 United States

Most '2 Legit 2 Quit' Hand Signs In 30 Seconds

Andrew Baker

Andrew Baker (wearing hat) completed 22 ’2 Legit 2 Quit’ hand gestures in 30 seconds. His opponent in the challenge, Justin Henderson, completed 19. The feat was achieved on October 18, 2009 at the Saucony Originals tent at the Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco, California. #TI01

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