Columbus, Ohio, United States / March 6, 2016
Mike Gruppen of The Omega Force ripped a single phone book three times in 26.35 seconds. He set the record during the 2016 Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio.
- must tear phone book in half on first tear
- must rip remaining phone book in half on second tear
- on third tear, must rip spine in half
- must follow form of current world record holder
- must provide video evidence