YAA World Records

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

73 Records Found

04:42

Highest Concert Performed In The United States

Chris Carraba

Chris Carraba of Dashboard Confessional performed a concert on top of Pikes Peak Mountain in Colorado at 14,111 feet above sea level. The concert was performed to raise funds for The Love Hope Strength Foundation.

01:11 United States

Shortest Race to Break Cancer

Emily Peterson

The NMDP Office of Patient Advocacy set a world record for the shortest race to break cancer, measuring six feet (72 inches).

03:09 United States

Largest Cancer Ribbon Cake

Jacob Betts

Jacob Betts and theHLUMCRelay For Life team baked a pink cancer awareness ribbon cake measuring eight feet long.

00:50 United States

Most Boob Wiggles In 30 Seconds

Rachel Sklar

Rachel Sklar wiggled her left boob 64 times in 30 seconds. The record was set at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. This record contains PG–13 content. #WRAS11

01:18

Most Positive Messages Tweeted To Someone Fighting Cancer In 24 Hours

Next Conference 2011 Attendees

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.

02:12 United States

Most Comments On A Cancer-Related Blog Post In 24 Hours

Selena Inouye

Selena Inouye posted ablog poston OhMyAchesAndPains about cancer that received received 101 comments in 24 hours.

Slovakia

Most Cancer-Related Books Balanced On Head

Peter Durdik

Peter Durdik balanced 11 cancer-related books on his head.

01:01 United States

Most Office Items Covered In Tin Foil

Lisa Watson

Lisa Watson, a Nurse Oncology Education Program marketing guru, has 62 office items wrapped in tin foil.

00:43 United States

Most Forms Of Transportation Used In A Cancer Awareness Race

Ty Conner

Ty Conner and his friends Noah McDougall, Andrew Vial, Chrisie VonHatten, and Adam Denton participated in a cancer awareness race in the hallway of the Earth and Sciences Building at the University of Tennessee. They raced on foot, by bicycle and in a rolling chair.

00:57 Canada

Fastest Time To Write "Beat Cancer" 10 Times On A Skype Call

Matthew Strelau

Matthew's friend wrote “Beat Cancer” 10 times on a Skype call in 29.88 seconds.

02:29 Australia

Most Balloons Used To Create "Pink Boobs"

Chicks In Pink

In Celebration of Australia’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 95 sets of balloons were put together to represent as “pink boobs.” The feat was set by the Chicks In Pink charity in coordination with Racecourse Road[].

00:25

Most Family Members To Say "Breast Cancer Awareness For Young Women" At Once

Larsen Family

17 members of the Larsen Family /Team Shan gathered to say “Breast Cancer Awarenesss for Young Women”.

00:9 United States

Fastest Time For Young Adult Cancer Survivors And Their Supporters To Pull An Airplane 15 Feet

Young Adult Oncology Group

Members of the Young Adult Oncology Group pulled a plane 15 feet in 5.19 seconds. They performed this feat to raise money for cancer research.

01:43 United States

Most Cigarettes Ripped In Half

Art Hoffman

Art Hoffman ripped 22 cigarettes in half.

01:32

Most Men To Give Themselves A Testicular Exam In Public At Once

Public School

Eight men completed testicular self examinations at once. The record was set at Do512’s World Record Party, held at The Highball[] in Austin, Texas on August 27, 2010. #WRP01

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.

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