Tag Archives: world record

  • Dude Breaks Washing Machine Toss World Record at Reds Game (Video)

    Dude Breaks Washing Machine Toss World Record at Reds Game (Video)

    You probably had no clue that there was an official world record for longest washing machine toss, but there is, and it was broken by Cincinnati strongman Sean McCarthy at the Great American Ballpark following the Reds’ 3-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals last night. McCarthy didn’t just break the record.  He smashed it with […]

  • You Won’t Believe How Bad the Micronesia Soccer Team Is

    You Won’t Believe How Bad the Micronesia Soccer Team Is

    The Pacific Games aren’t exactly a showcase of world class soccer talent, what with Australia being the only team at the games ranked within the top 100 in FIFA’s World Rankings (they’re 63rd), and New Zealand (ranked 138th) being the only other team ranked in the top 150.  After those two teams, there’s the likes […]

  • Odell Beckham Sets Record For One-Handed Catches in a Minute (Video)

    Odell Beckham Sets Record For One-Handed Catches in a Minute (Video)

    You probably weren’t aware of this, but there actually is a world record for most one-handed catches in a minute with a football.  The previous record was 10, but that was before Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham took his shot at it. On Thursday, with the help of Drew Brees throwing him the ball, Odell […]

  • Dude Breaks World Record For Backflips On a Pogo Stick (Video)

    Dude Breaks World Record For Backflips On a Pogo Stick (Video)

    I’m not 100% sure what the previous record for backflips on a pogo stick was, but what I do know—judging by the title of this YouTube video—is that there is a new record for backflips on a pogo stick.  That new record is 15, and it was accomplished by some dude named Dmitry, who we […]

  • Surfer Garrett McNamara Rides Record-Breaking 100-Foot Wave (Video)

    Surfer Garrett McNamara Rides Record-Breaking 100-Foot Wave (Video)

    One year ago we told you about surfer Garrett McNamara’s record-breaking ride, which saw him tame a 78-foot wave off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal.  Well, according to reports, it appears as though that record has been broken. As for the new record holder, that would be none other than Garrett McNamara himself, who broke his […]

  • 15 Awesome Sports-Related Guinness World Records

    15 Awesome Sports-Related Guinness World Records

    Every sport has sacred records. In baseball it’s the home run records—career and single season—though the hitting streak is also pretty special. Football has career rushing yards, or touchdown passes in a season, just to name two. Basketball has career points and, maybe more impossible to break, points in a single game. And of course […]

  • Surfer Sets World Record By Surfing 78-Foot Wave (Video)

    Surfer Sets World Record By Surfing 78-Foot Wave (Video)

    Well, it’s official. There is now a new world record for the tallest wave ever surfed, and it belongs to Garrett McNamara of Haleiwa, Hawaii. The 44-year-old pro surfer made his record-setting run back in November just off the coast of Praia do Norte, which is on a small island in the middle of the […]

  • New Zealand Fisherman Catches 738-Pound Tuna (Video)

    New Zealand Fisherman Catches 738-Pound Tuna (Video)

    Cans of tuna may soon be New Zealand’s biggest export following this catch by one of their country’s fisherman. While fishing off the coast of New Zealand’s North Island in a six-meter boat on February 17, Nathan Adams, 42, reeled in a monstrous 738-pound bluefin tuna that may very well be the largest bluefin tuna […]

  • Is Hitting 3 Backwards Half-Court Shots In A Row A World Record? (Video)

    Is Hitting 3 Backwards Half-Court Shots In A Row A World Record? (Video)

    While searching through the archives at GuinessWorldRecords.com, I came across some rather odd records, like “the longest distance keeping a table lifted with teeth,” “the fastest time to blow up a balloon with the eye,” and “the longest winning streak on Street Fighter IV.”  One record I couldn’t manage to find, however, was “the most […]