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Longest hockey game

Longest hockey game

Buffalo, New York, USA – September 27, 2017 – Buffalo’s hockey marathoners have overcome injuries, illness, fatigue and countless blisters to set the record for the longest continuous game; in the end, the official time clock mounted in the stands overlooking center ice hit 10 days, 10 hours, 3 minutes and 21 seconds, thus setting the new world record for …

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Largest scavenger hunt

Largest scavenger hunt

Ottawa, Canada – September 27, 2017 – A total of 2,733 people successfully completed Ottawa’s scavenger hunt, which was put on by Escape Manor as part of the Ottawa2017 celebrations, thus setting the new world record for the Largest scavenger hunt. Photo: About 2,733 people successfully completed Ottawa’s scavenger hunt, which was put on by Escape Manor as part of …

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Largest field hockey lesson

Largest field hockey lesson

Como, Western Australia, Australia – September 27, 2017 – The Como Secondary College Hockey Academy staged the world’s largest field hockey lesson, an event that attracted 618 participants at Perry Lakes, Floreat and was open to people of all ages and experience levels. Photo: Como Secondary College Hockey Academy smashes Guinness World Record. The previous world record was set by …

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Most people kicking kickballs into the air

Most people kicking kickballs into the air

Salina, Kansas, USA – September 27, 2017 – A total of 281 people each kicked a kickball into the air at the same time on Diamond No. 1 at East Crawford Recreation Area, 841 Markley, in Salina, Kansas, thus setting the new world record for the Most people kicking kickballs into the air simultaneously. Photo: About 281 people each kicked …

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Largest Hurling Lesson

Largest Hurling Lesson

Belfast, United Kingdom – September 27, 2017 – A total of 575 pupils, co-ordinated by Head of PE Conor Hynds, took part in the Largest hurling lesson, at the St Mary’s Christian Brothers’ Grammar School’s, impressive facilities on the Glen Road, Belfast. Photo: West Belfast school sets new World Record for largest hurling lesson. The Guinness World Records world record …

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Largest Japanese fan dance

Largest Japanese fan dance

Burbank, California, USA – September 27, 2017 – John Muir Middle School set the world record for the largest Japanese fan dance — with 1,392 students and faculty participating — to conclude its fifth annual Japan Day festivities. Photo: Students, staff and teen-aged visitors from Japan broke the Japanese Fan Dance World Record at John Muir Middle School on Thursday, …

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Most people riding a kitesurf board

Most people riding a kitesurf board

Necker Island, British Virgin Islands – September 1, 2017 – Recruiting from the team on Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson and and Alice Galliers (both UK), Susi Mai (Germany) and Alison DiSpaltro (USA), achieved “four up” on a kiteboard at the one time, setting a new World Record title for the “Most people riding a kitesurf board. Photo: Founder of …

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Largest gathering of people dressed as scientists

Largest gathering of people dressed as scientists

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA – August 30, 2017 – USANA broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for Largest gathering of people dressed as scientists in conjunction with the company’s 25th anniversary celebration at its annual International Convention in Salt Lake City with 893 participants. Photo: USANA founder Dr. Myron Wentz and USANA R&D scientists enter the event on a science-themed …

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Largest human letter

Largest human letter

Berkeley, California, USA – August 29, 2017 – 7,196 incoming first-year and transfer Cal students got together and formed a giant human letter as a part of Bear Affair, one of the many events of the new weeklong orientation program, Golden Bear Orientation, thus setting the new world record for the Largest human letter. Photo: UC Berkeley students broke the …

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Most people throwing Wellington boots

Most people throwing Wellington boots

Llanarthney, United Kingdom – August 31, 2017 – Meirion Owen, a sheepdog handler, judge and event organizer has set a new World record for ‘The Most People Throwing Wellington Boots Simultaneously’; the original Guinness Book of Records number stood at 431, but the people of South Wales who participated in the attempt smashed this and it now stands at a …

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