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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 [...]
Meet Jyoti Amge, the new world’s shortest woman! The 2ft 06in tall teenager from Nagpur, India, took the Guinness World Record from 2ft 3in American Bridgette Jordan. Officials from the Guinness Book of Records confirmed Amge as the world’s new shortest living woman on her 18th birthday. Jyoti celebrated it with a cake that is [...]
US surfer Garrett McNamara made history by breaking the world record for largest wave ever surfed. McNamara successfully surfed on a monstrous 90-foot wave (27 meters) in Praia do Norte off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal. The previous biggest wave record, 77 feet, was set by another surfing legend – Mike Parsons in 2008.
Rohan Ajit Kokane set a Guinness World Record for the farthest distance limbo skating under cars at the Juhu Aerodrome in Mumbai, India. The young Rohan skated under 20 cars, reaching an incredible…
Leicester escape artist and hospital worker Sofia Romero, known also as Sof Strait, set a new world record for fastest escape from a straitjacket using a regulation posey straitjacket in a time of 4.69 seconds.