Longest Time To Balance A Glass Of Water On Top Of A 10-Foot, 2-Inch Pole On Chin

Canada Doug McManaman

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Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada / February 19, 2012

Doug McManaman balanced a glass of water on top of a pole measuring 10 feet, 2 inches for 16.10 seconds. The pole was balanced on his chin throughout the attempt.

- glass of water must be at least 3/4 full
- pole must be at least 10 feet long
- must use a ladder at least eight feet tall to put glass on pole
- glass must be taken off pole at the end of attempt; if glass tumbles, attempt will be denied
- pole must balance on chin
- must balance on a concrete floor
- must observe RecordSetter balancing criteria


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  • Canada Doug McManaman

    Doug McManaman

    Yes i see that looks like balance started at 249 or 250 also criteria should include must be put on pole off 8 ft. ladder and must be taken off pole after the balance. must do this with no help.

  • Philippines MaAnn Pacion

    MaAnn Pacion

    Doug, the video does not show the exact moment that your hands released the pole so i am dubious of the time here.

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