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

01:15 United States

Most Card Shuffles By Four People In One Minute

Eric Thompson

Eric and three of his friends shuffled a deck of cards a combined total of 11 times in one minute.

00:22 Chile

Most Times Saying "Obama" In 15 Seconds

Paula Ulloa

Paula Ulloa said the word "Obama" 38 times in 15 seconds.

04:33 Canada

Fastest Time To Eat A 15-Pound Watermelon

The Record Collection

Sam Stilson of The Record Collection ate a 15-pound watermelon in 23 minutes, 7.08 seconds. He stipulated anyone attempting to beat the record has to break open and eat the watermelon using only their hands and other body parts. NOTE: Stuffing food in your mouth can be dangerous. Please use caution and have adult supervision on hand.

01:09 United States

Fastest Time To Name Every Country In The World (Circa 1998)

Doron T

Doron T. named every country of the world in one minute, 0.66 second. The countries he named were ones that existed in 1998.

01:13 United States

Most "Yo Mama" Jokes Told In A Geeky Voice In One Minute

Kennedy

Kennedy told 16 "Yo Mama" jokes in a geeky voice in one minute, a new world record. The record was set on June, 11 2009 during a taping of the Karson and Kennedy Morning Show on Mix 98.5 in Boston, Massachusetts. Co-host Karson was present as a witness.

02:42 United States

Fastest Crossing Of Honduras By Motor Vehicle

Marc

Marc and Lucas crossed Honduras by motorcycle in 4 hours and 55 minutes. They began in El Amatillo at the El Salvador border, and exited to Nicaragua through the town of at El Espino. The clock stopped when they reached the border. See their route here. Marc and Lucas set the record on November 8, 2008. Marc rode a BMW 1150GS[] and Lucas was on a KTM 990.

00:42 United States

Most Pinecones Smashed With A Badminton Racquet In 30 Seconds

Brian Jay

Brian Jay smashed 14 pine cones with a badminton racquet in 30 seconds, a new world record. Justie set the record on June 28, 2009 in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Justin Kay was present as a witness.

04:52 England

Fastest Time To Drive To Every Capital City In The UK And Ireland

Matt Piper

Matt Piper, Gareth Jones, and Lloyd Jones set off from London (England) and drove to Cardiff (Wales), Dublin (Ireland), Belfast (Northern Ireland) and finally Edinburgh (Scotland) in 23 hours and 10 minutes, a new world record. This feat was achieved on April 3, 2009. Piper, Jones, and Jones took the drive as a fundraiser for the British Red Cross on behalf of their organization, Wendy’s Appeal. NOTE: This record is dangerous and should only be attempted by trained professionals. #RecordSetterBook01

00:58 United States

Fastest Time To Sing "Sixteen Going On Seventeen"

Rachel Sklar

Paying homage to her favorite musical,Rachel Sklar sang ’Sixteen Going On Seventeen[]’ (featured in The Sound of Music) in 38.58 seconds. The record was set at a World Record Appreciation Society event on February 11, 2009. It took place at Pianos, a bar in New York City’s Lower East Side. Corey Henderson and Dan Rollman were on hand to document and time the record. (photo courtesy of Nick McGlynn)

01:07 United States

Most Incorrect Astrological Signs Guessed In 60 Seconds

Justin Gignac

Displaying incredible ineptitude at sensing people’s auras, Justin Gignac[] incorrectly guessed 32 people’s Zodiac signs in one minute, a new world record. Gignac achieved the feat on February 11, 2009 at a World Record Appreciation Society[] event in New York City. Corey Henderson was present to document and count the incorrect sign guesses. [#WRAS03][]

01:04 United States

Fastest Time To Play "Hello Dolly" On A Moving Piano

Jack Garton

Jack Garton played Hello Dolly on a moving piano while singing the song in 54.38 seconds. #BM2007

05:40 United States

Longest Bicycle Skid Mark

James David

Full details of the record available here.

26:03 United States

Most Consecutive One-Handed Claps

Jacob Santiago

Jacob S. clapped 5,959 times in row with one hand.

04:57 United States

Fastest Time Solving Mini Rubik's Cube While Sleeping A Yo-Yo

Brendan Larrabee

Brendan Larrabee of Brookline, Massachusetts boldly sets a record by solving a Rubik’s Cube while sleeping a yo-yo in just three minutes, 36.68 seconds. Timing began when Larrabee began sleeping the yo-yo, and finished when he brought it back up to his hand after solving the Cube. The record was set on August 8, 2008 at the International Yo-Yo Open in New York City. Larrabee used a YoYoFactory eight8eight yo-yo and a mini 3x3x3 Rubik’s Cube. Witnesses were Talia Ledner and Dan Rollman. #YOYO01

00:53 United States

Fastest Accordion Rendition Of 'The Devil Went Down To Georgia'

Accordion Rob

Accordion Rob’s fingers came alive as he busted out a full accordion rendition of “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” in just one minute, twenty seconds. #BM2006

00:11 United States

Fastest Time To Login In To Yahoo!

JackT112

Keegan F. logged into his Yahoo! account in 2.70 seconds.

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