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Most American Quarters Balanced On Elbow And Caught

United States Greg Christman

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New York City, New York, United States / November 24, 2008

Greg Christman balanced 12 American quarters on his elbow and caught them.

Christman set his record on November 24, 2008 at the World Record Appreciation Society’s first-ever event. It took place at Asia Roma, a karaoke bar in New York City. Event organizers Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were on hand to witness and document the record.

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- may balance quarters in more than one stack
- must catch all quarters balanced
- any dropped quarters automatically disqualifies the attempt
- must follow form of current world record holder
- must provide video evidence

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  • United States Charlie Paul

    Charlie Paul

    Yo

  • United States Steve Santopietro

    Steve Santopietro

    I did 32 when I was 17 If I had bigger hands I know I could of done 52 but if u miss one that shouldn't count and u shouldn't get credit for any but if u try again with 1 less and catch them all ok but I had to make 3 stacks I don't think there anyway to do it straight up u couldn't catch them like that even if by some miracle u could balance that much unless u have Tony Robin's hands

  • United States Eddie Salvo

    Eddie Salvo

    That's awsome that's my brother in law beating a world record

  • Canada Dan Rollman

    Dan Rollman

    Tremendous video, though at least one coin is clearly heard falling against the ground. We've denied past submissions for not catching all quarters. Therefore, I think we need to deny this attempt. Clay, will you try again?

    • United States Tai Star

      Tai Star

      I Agree with you Dan. This is awesome but, one quarter obviously dropped. Breaking rules 2 and 3. - must catch all quarters balanced - any dropped quarters automatically disqualifies the attempt

  • United States Aaron Gio

    Aaron Gio

    Read the rules. You have to catch every coin placed upon the elbow. Jimmy Thompson, nice try, doesn't count for squat.

  • United States Andreas Weaver

    Andreas Weaver

    Some coins were dropped you can hear it. Coins were not visible when counting.

  • United States Kevin C

    Kevin C

    Great job, Matt! And I'll be gunning for you soon... :)

  • Wasn't this an episode of Happy Days?

  • United States Kevin C. Murray

    Kevin C. Murray

    Good point. Once they get to a certain height, it's really hard to keep them balanced for long so I usually stack and go as fast as possible (it takes too damn long to pick them all up!).

  • Very impressive. Seeing a little more hang time before you drop your elbow would be a bonus.

  • That's "8all".

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