Tag Archives: world records

  • World Record Freediver Natalia Molchanova Feared Dead After Recreational Dive

    World Record Freediver Natalia Molchanova Feared Dead After Recreational Dive

    Ask anybody who knows anything about freediving to name the greatest freediver in the world and they’ll probably say Natalia Molchanova. The 53-year-old set 41 world records and won 23 world championship titles across the sport’s various disciplines. In 2013, the same year she set a world record by holding her breath for 9 minutes […]

  • Canadian James Nielsen Breaks Beer Mile World Record (Video)

    Canadian James Nielsen Breaks Beer Mile World Record (Video)

    The beer mile involves running a mile while downing a beer after every lap—a task that is almost certainly harder than it sounds, unless you have a lot of experience concurrently drinking beer and running. The previous record beer mile was five minutes and nine seconds, set by Jim Finlayson back in 2007. That record […]

  • Guy Bowls 10 Consecutive Strikes … Backwards!!! (Video)

    Guy Bowls 10 Consecutive Strikes … Backwards!!! (Video)

    Remember the Tom Green character “Backwards Man”? He could walk backwards as fast as you can, but I seriously doubt he could hold a candle to Andrew Cowen, an impressively-bearded resident of Rockford, Illinois, who managed to score a 280 game in bowling while throwing the ball backwards. That 280 is the result of a […]

  • Man Breaks World Record 155 Walnuts With Head (Video)

    Man Breaks World Record 155 Walnuts With Head (Video)

    We were all told as children that everyone has a special talent that sets them apart from everyone else. You might be a great songwriter, or painter, or athlete, as long as you put your mind to it and work hard, stay in school, etc. But that all seems a little pointless somehow, once you […]