YAA World Records

World records set by the Livestrong community as part of the Young Adult Alliance's Break Cancer program.

73 Records Found

00:31 United States

Most People To Lift Up Bikes And Say "Break Cancer" After 40-Mile Ride

Texas 4000

28 people from 2011 LIVESTRONG Texas 4000 Team lifted their bikes up and said “Break Cancer” following a 40-mile ride.

01:23 United States

Most People To Put A Hex On Cancer

Bridget Liddy

Bridget Liddy and three of her girlfriends put a hex on their friend Rebecca’s cancer by reciting a four line rhyming couplet 13 times in a row.

00:40 United States

Largest Group Of Masked Dental Hygienists To Support "Break Cancer"

Jeanette Pohorence

70 people set a record for largest group of masked dental hygienists to support Break Cancer as an early celebration of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month[] and National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week[]. The project was a combined effort between the [Dental Hygiene Alumni Association of Columbus State Community College][] and Joan’s Fund (The Joan Bisesi Fund for Head and Neck Oncology Research). [Dental Hygiene Alumni Association of Columbus State Community College]: http://www.csccalumni.org/alumni-dental-hygiene.php

01:29 United States

Most Cyclists Arm Wrestling To Support "Break Cancer"

Texas 4000

38 members of Texas 4000 set a record for most cyclists arm wrestling to support Break Cancer.

01:32 United States

Most Taint Illuminations In 30 Seconds

Billy Disney

Billy Disney turned a lamp on and off 30 times using his "taint" in 30 seconds, a new world record. Disney set the record during URDB’s BreakCancer party at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses.[][] [#BreakCancer01][] []: http://recordsetter.com/search/BreakCancer01

00:58 United States

Most Miles Ridden On A Training Bike In One Hour

Texas 4000

Texas 4000, a group of University of Texas students preparing to cycle 4,000 miles to raise money to battle cancer, rode a trainer bike 31.50 miles in one hour, a new world record. Texas 4000 set the record during URDB’sBreakCancer party at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses.[][] [#BreakCancer01][] []: http://recordsetter.com/search/BreakCancer01

03:04 United States

Most Mentions Of Cancer In A Rap

Seth Krauss

Seth Krauss mentioned cancer 21 times in his rap, a new world record. Krauss set the record during URDB’s BreakCancer party at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. [#BreakCancer01][]

00:20 United States

Longest Fake Mustache Conga Line

Texas 4000

48 members of Texas 4000 donned fake mustaches and danced in a conga line. Each mustache was made using Break Cancer stickers.

00:31

Largest Group Of People To Say "Break Cancer" Upon Completion Of A Marathon Or Half-Marathon

San Antonio Rock & Roll Marathoners

Seven people finished the 2010 San Antonio Rock & Roll Full & Half-Marathon[] said “Break cancer!” after their completion of the race.

06:52 United States

Largest Group To Form A Dedication Circle Followed By A Can-Can Line

Texas 4000

60 riders in the Texas 4000stood in a circle and made individual dedications before lining up and forming a can-can line. They set the record before heading out on a bicycle ride.

00:2

Most Students To Say "Team Shan Breast Cancer Awareness For Young Women" At Once

Team Shan

On November 24, 2010, Lorna Larsen, president of Team Shan, presented to 450 students at the University of Western Ontario. Following the lecture, she inspired the entire room to say, “Team Shan Breast Cancer Awareness for Young Women” at the same time.

00:15 United States

Largest Group To Say "Break Cancer" In Spanish

Katie Hennis

23 people gathered on November 15, 2010 to discuss adolescent and young adult cancer patients and families in and around Portland, Oregon. At the end of the meeting everyone said“Rompe el cancer” at once. The gathering was hosted by the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Adolescent[] and Young Adult Oncology Program and the External Advisory Committee. The 23rd person to participate in this world record was the cameraman.

01:02 United States

Most People To Crush A Can For Cancer

Emily Peterson

Emily Peterson and 32 of her friends each crushed an aluminum can for cancer.

01:17 United States

Largest Group Of People Beating Up Cancer Balloons

Texas 4000

55 members of Texas 4000 each beat up a “cancer balloon.” They set the record as part of LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance’s Break Cancer campaign.

00:15 United States

Largest Silent Anti-Cancer Message

Jenee Areeckal

Nine cancer survivors and eight oncology staff members participated in a 17-person silent anti-cancer message.

00:3

Most Mary Kay Consultants Kissing Cancer Good-Bye

Mary Kay Consultants

Forty Mary Kay consultants said “Mary Kay kisses cancer goodbye” at the same time. They set the record in honor of Terri Schaefer for the We Believe Foundation.

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