The first ever manned RC helicopter flight, achieved by two model helis lifting a woman off the ground in Mijas, Spain.
Competitive eater Molly Schuyler broke the world record for fastest eating of a 72-ounce steak at Sayler’s Old Country Kitchen in Portland, Oregon. This tiny woman devoured the monster steak in 2 minutes and 44 seconds. The previous Guinness World Record for eating a 72 oz. steak was…
At Saint-Bernard school in Drummondville, Quebec, 1500 students from kindergarten to high school, plus all the staff, got together and broke the world record for most people performing Anna Kendrick’s ‘Cups’ song (Pitch Perfect’s ‘When I’m Gone’) at the same time. The video is wonderful, so get your plastic cups out and sing along:
I-Go Big stuntmen broke the world record for the highest blob launch at Twin Falls, Idaho. Two guys jumped from a nearby cliff and launched a full-grown man 82 feet (25 meters) in the air. The previous record…
With perfect execution too!
Felix Baumgartner successfully completed his record-setting space jump! Baumgartner landed in New Mexico desert after jumping from his capsule at 128,100 feet, or roughly 24 miles. The Austrian daredevil skydiver achieved the fastest ever freefall speed of 833.9mph (Mach 1.24) and became the first man to break the sound barrier.
Meet Dr. William Bell, a 90-year-old pole vaulter and the father of former 1984 Olympian Earl. Dr. Bell is the world record holder in pole vault for his age group and still jumps three times a week at his son’s training facility in Bono, Arkansas.
Canadian longboarder Mischo Erban broke the Guinness World Record for fastest skateboard speed from a standing position with a 129.94 km/h (80.74 mph) downhill run on a road in Les Eboulements, Quebec. Erban caught the feat on his helmet cam:
Daredevil Jhonathan Florez broke four Guinness World Records in one 37,265ft high wingsuit jump, flying for 9 minutes and 6 seconds minutes above Guajira, Colombia. Jhonathan Florez’s jump broke the world record for the…
A group of 145 waterskiers in Australia have broken the world record for the most people being pulled by a single boat. The event took place in the Macquarie Harbour, Tasmania, with waterskiers from all around the globe coming together for the record attempt. Guinness World Record officials are expected to confirm the record over […]