Michael McCastle walked 13 miles in 12 hours while flipping a 250-pound tire. He set the record to raise funds and awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project. Read more about the feat here.
Dustin McClure demonstrated tremendous speed and endurance by running
five kilometers with a 40-pound rucksack on his back in 20 minutes and 6
seconds, a new universal record.
McClure achieved his feat at the U.S. Army Training School in Fort
Benning, Georgia on October 12, 2008. Lori Smith was present to
witness the run and time the record.
Peter Grigorov played 20.3 notes per second on his accordion, a new
world record. He played Flight of the Bumblebee in setting the
The record was set on November 25, 2007 in Billerica, Massachusetts.
Atanas Grigorov witnessed the performance.
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
Emily Wilson set a new world record by consuming 1.2 pounds of food
using chopsticks in a mere 13 minutes.
Wilson ate the food on Thanksgiving Day 2008. To accurately gauge the
amount of food, she weighed her plate both before (1.6 pounds) and after
(2.8 pounds) putting food on it. The meal consisted of traditional
Thanksgiving fare: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, peas, and a roll.
Dana Johnson was present to witness the feat.
NOTE: Stuffing food in your mouth can be dangerous. Please use caution
and have adult supervision on hand.
70-year-old Flavio Codarin competed 1000 push-ups in 26 minutes, 1.00 second.
Guillaume Bourgeois completed 100 push-ups on his fists in 30.64 seconds.
Suman S. completed 1000 bent-leg knee raises in 15 minutes, 50.00 seconds.
Guillaume B. completed 150 one-armed push-ups in one minute, 15.38 seconds.
Paddy Doyle completed a 30-mile cross-country course while wearing a
40-pound backpack on in 7 hours, 52 minutes and 23 seconds. The feat was
recognized by The Long Distance Walkers Association.
Doyle’s walk took place on November 13, 2008 in Warwickshire, England.
Read more about Doylehere.
Suman Singh completed 500 sit-ups in 28 minutes, 3.05 seconds.
Andre Turan completed 700 squats and 50 bucket carries in 55 minutes, 39.00 seconds.
Derrick Clark completed five punches in 1.36 seconds while holding a
Alicia Weber completed a five variation 400-rep consecutive push-up challenge in 21 minutes, 53.29 seconds.
Derrick Clark performed a complete crucifix/round the world pull-up for
Mitch K. ate three saltine crackers in 12.23 seconds.
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