World records set by the Livestrong community as part of the Young Adult Alliance's Break Cancer program.
The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute faculty and staff and AYA
External Advisory Committee members stood and cheered without
interruption in honor of the cancer survivors for one minute and 19.01
Dustin Tyler made a Facebook post that listed 23 songs with “cancer”
in the title.
Andrew and 40 members of Atlas from Penn State Dance Marathon stared down cancer at once.
Twitter users around the world sent a total of 224 tweets to Bena
Roberts in a 24-hour period, wishing her good thoughts in her battle
against cancer. Roberts, who is fighting breast cancer, had no idea the
tweets were coming.
The record was kicked off during a speech by URDB president Dan Rollman
at the 2011 Next Conference in Berlin, Germany.
See all tweets sent to @BenaRoberts here.
Read Bena’s blog post about the record here.
Lisa Watson, a Nurse Oncology Education Program marketing guru, has 62
office items wrapped in tin foil.
Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya used the letters in ‘LIVESTRONG’ to form the
names of 12 astrological signs and fit them into a singletweet.
Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya listed seven movie titles based on
astrological signs, Leo, Virgo, Stir, Leon, Lev,
Lion and Oven using the letters in“LIVESTRONG” in a single
Dhani Jones tied a LIVESTRONG bow tie around URDB President Dan
Rollman’s neck in 13.59 seconds, a new world record.
Jones set the record during URDB’sBreakCancer party at the SXSW
Festival in Austin, Texas. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present
Adam Brasher spelled 793 words using the letters found in “LIVESTRONG”
in a single Tumblr post.
Cooper Bayne shaved his head in solidarity with people battling cancer
when he was 2,035 days old.
46 “Mommas” shaved their heads in solidarity with kids battling
cancer. The group's goal is to raise $1 million dollars for pediatric oncology, and donate it the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.
10,000 fans at a college football game between the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners held up Livestrong placards showing their support in the battle against cancer.
The record was set at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas on October 2, 2010.
At a Livestrong fundraiser party hosted by Gowalla, Saphrin
Chapman wore 77Livestrong bracelets on her arm at once.
Chapman set the record in Austin, Texas during the 2010 SXSW
festival. Venture investor Chris Sacca made a $500 donation to
Livestrong to recognize her feat.
NOTE: The bracelets constricted Chapmans’s wrist while she achieved the
feat. She was OK, but for safety purposes, we are declaring this a
closed category. Future submissions won’t be recognized.
Photo credit: Chris Gomez
Mairi W. said, “Cancer sucks” 25 times in 15 seconds.
A bulletin board at Camp Mak-A-Dream in Montana hosts 99 notes from
cancer survivors on it.
Twenty-six LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance members said “Break
cancer for young adults” at once.
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