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Largest game of catch

Largest game of catch

South Barrington, Illinois, USA – June 23, 2017 – In South Barrington, a Chicago suburb, 972 pairs of people played catch on a pleasant day at the Willow Creek Community Church as part of the “DadFest” annual festival, setting the new world record for the Largest game of catch. Photo: In north suburban South Barrington, 972 pairs of people tossed …

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Largest Haka

Largest Haka

Rotorua, New Zealand – June 21, 2017 – More than 7000 passionate New Zealanders have come together smash the Guinness world record for the largest Haka; a total of 7700 people flocked to a field in Rotorua to almost double the standing official record of 4100 people set in France. Photo: Rotorua set an official new world record for the …

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Most people wearing a beanie

Most people wearing a beanie

Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, Australia – June 20, 2017 – Kurri Kurri Bulldogs favourite on Mark Hughes and 428 other supporters gathered on the Kurri Kurri Sports ground for the official count; the official count they took was 429 people, thus setting the new world record for the Most people wearing a beanie. Photo: Kurri Kurri Bulldogs sets world …

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Largest set of bingo balls

Largest set of bingo balls

Gibraltar – June 16, 2017 – Sun Bingo set a world record title on Saturday 3 June 2017, when they broke the official record for Largest set of bingo balls plus the Largest bingo card at the famous Blackpool Tower; the game kicked off the recording break day with 75 70cm bingo balls. Photo: The game kicked off the recording …

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Largest inflatable beach ball

Largest inflatable beach ball

London, UK – June 16, 2017 – Paramount Pictures celebrated the London premier of its new Baywatch film by constructing a giant beach ball; the 20-meter large and 1 ton heavy BAYWATCH beach ball was floated on the river Thames in London, thus setting the new world record for the Largest inflatable beach ball. Photo: To celebrate the release of …

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Longest marathon playing pool

Longest marathon playing pool

Devon, UK – June 16, 2017 – Darren Stocks of Crown Property Management and Graham Guthbert, landlord of the Bell Inn, Kingsteignton, started playing pool at noon on Wednesday, February 22, and finished on Sunday, February 26 at 10pm, thus setting the new world record for the Longest marathon playing pool (singles). Photo: Darren Stocks of Crown Property Management and …

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Longest horseback ride

Longest horseback ride

London, UK – June 15, 2017 – Stacey Donnison, Head of Equestrian at Pangbourne College, has set a new world record for the longest horse ride; she started the grueling 40-hour challenge on June 1 and finished the mammoth ride on June 3. Photo: Miss Stacey Donnison relives her world record-breaking moment. Miss Donnison’s time of 40 hours is a …

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Largest tap dance lesson

Largest tap dance lesson

Mackay, Australia – June 14, 2017 – On World Tap Dance Day, May 25, 274 tappers took part in a tap dance lesson, setting the new world record for the largest tap dance lesson in a single venue. Photo: On World Tap Dance Day, May 25, Mackay set the world record for the largest tap dance lesson in a single …

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Largest human image of a bicycle

Largest human image of a bicycle

Auckland, New Zealand – June 14, 2017 – It took 1799 students from Glen Eden Intermediate, Kaurilands, Konini and Oratia schools five minutes standing under the winter sun to accomplish the World Record for the largest human bike image. Photo: A group of 1799 school children, teachers and parents claimed the World Record title for the ‘largest human image of …

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Largest human smile

Largest human smile

Glasgow, UK – June 12, 2017 – Over 1000 people participated in the Big Smile Big Band event, which took place at the SEC Glasgow, including Dental School and other University staff, dental alumni, school children and teachers from the Glasgow area, setting the new world record for the Largest human smile. Photo: To celebrate National Smile Month, UofG’s Dental …

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