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Most Nollie Heelflips in one minute

Most Nollie Heelflips in one minute

Cape Town, South Africa – September 1, 2017 – International gold medalist and current FISE Am World Series number one skateboarder, Jean-marc Johannes broke the Guinness World record for the most Nollie Heelflips in one minute with an incredible 14 in 60 seconds. Photo: Jean-marc Johannes, a South African skateboarder, broke the Guinness World record for most Nollie Heelflips in …

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Fastest 100 km barefoot (male)

Fastest 100 km barefoot (male)

Burlington, Vermont, USA – September 1, 2017 – Runner Teage O’Connor finished 62 miles (100 km) in seven hours and 13 minutes on the University of Vermont’s track, thus setting the new world record for the Fastest 100km barefoot (male). Photo: Teage O’Connor took the title of fastest runner sans footwear in the 100K category by completing the 62 miles …

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Largest buffet

Largest buffet

Samul Island, Thailand – September 13, 2017 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand together with Koh Samui’s public and private sector organized a 2.5-kilometre-long beach buffet, free and open to the public, arranged on Chaweng Beach as part of the Samui Festival 2017, thus setting the new world record for the Largest buffet. Photo: The 2.5-kilometre-long beach buffet, free and …

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Largest Sponge Cake

Largest Sponge Cake

London, United Kingdom – September 13, 2017 – Steven Oxford, from Alweston, near Sherborne, Dorset, has created a giant Victoria sponge cake just under 5ft (1.5m) wide and 8.5 inches (21cm) in height, which sets the new world record for the Largest Sponge Cake. Photo: A lucky 3-year-old boy in Dorset, UK, got for his birthday the world’s largest Victoria …

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Most people in a treadmill relay

Most people in a treadmill relay

New York, NY, USA – September 1, 2017 – More than 250 runners, including a handful of professionals, teamed up in midtown Manhattan to set the World Record for Most people in a treadmill relay. Photo: More than 250 runners, including a handful of professionals, teamed up in midtown Manhattan to set the World Record for most people in a …

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Oldest scuba diver

Oldest scuba diver

Larnaca, Cyprus – September 6, 2017 – Ray Woolley from Port Sunlight, UK, spent his 94th birthday on August 28 diving 38 metres underwater on the wreck of the Zenobia, a Swedish-built cargo ferry that sunk on its maiden voyage in 1980 off the coast of Larnaca in Cyprus, thus setting the new world record for the Oldest scuba diver. …

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Oldest female soccer player

Oldest female soccer player

Sydney, Australia – September 6, 2017 – Sydney grandmother Lorraine Peel, 66, plays in the division 3 all ages ladies team for Liverpool Rangers Soccer Club in the Southern District Soccer Football Association, thus setting the new world record for being the Oldest female soccer player (oldest registered active female footballer). Photo: The 65-year-old mother of four, grandmother to 10 and …

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Largest cake ball

Largest cake ball

London, United Kingdom – September 6, 2017 – Sheffield Wednesday’s catering team used 612 pounds of flour, 610 pounds of butter, 610 pounds of sugar and 4,443 eggs to bake a 628-pound cake in the shape of a soccer ball to celebrate the team’s 150th anniversary and to set the new world record for the Largest cake ball. Photo: The …

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Largest serving of guacamole

Largest serving of guacamole

Concecepcion De Buenos Aires, Mexico – September 7, 2017 – Around 1,000 volunteers (600 students from a local culinary school and 400 people from a nearby town) in the state of Jalisco helped peel, mash and mix some 25,000 avocados to make a whopping 3 tonnes (6,600 lbs) of delicious dip, thus setting the new world record for the Largest serving …

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Largest Samosa

Largest Samosa

London, United Kingdom – September 9, 2017 – A king-sized samosa was made by a dozen volunteers from the Muslim Aid UK charity and then deep-fried in a custom-built vat at East London Mosque; weighing 153.1kg, it has set the new world record for the Largest samosa. Photo: Smashing all records, a king-sized samosa weighing 153.1kg has earned the tag …

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