Tuesday 16 January 2018

World's smallest dog, contortionist, dragon and skateboarding goat all set Guinness World Records

Julia Plecher from Germany who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for running the fastest 100 meters in high heals traveling the distance in just 14.531 seconds.
Julia Plecher from Germany who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for running the fastest 100 meters in high heals traveling the distance in just 14.531 seconds.
A female Chihuahua from Puerto Rico, who has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records as the worlds smallest dog, measuring just 9.65 cm (3.8 inches) tall.
Leilani Franco from the Philippines who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for the fastest human backbend walk, traveling in a backbend position a distance of 20 meters (65 ft 7.2 in) in a time of 10.05 seconds
Undated handout photo issued by Guinness World Records of Fabio Reggiani from Italy who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for constructing the worlds largest rideable motorcycle measuring 5.10 meters (16ft 8.78 in) from the ground to the top of the handlebars. Six times larger than a normal motorcycle, it is 10.03 m long, 2.5 m wide, and weighs approximately 5,000 kg (5 tonnes).
Austin Coulson from the USA who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for the world smallest car measuring just 63.5 cm, high, 65.41 cm, wide and 126.47 cm long
Ozzy a Border Collie/Kelpie crossbreed from Norwich in England, who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for the fastest crossing of a tightrope by a dog. The 4-and-half-year-old successfully crossed a rope measuring 3.5 meters in 18.22 seconds at the F.A.I.T.H. Animal Rescue Centre in Norfolk, UK
A dragon robot created by company Zollner Elektronik AG in Germany that has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest walking robot measuring a massive 15.72 m in length, 12.33 m in width, 8.20 m in height
The world's tallest free standing domino structure made by structural engineer Tom Holmes, who works at design & engineering consultancy Arup.
Structural engineer Tom Holmes, who works at design & engineering consultancy Arup, with his domino tower. He has just smashed the Guinness World record for the tallest free standing domino tower.
Harpie the goat from the USA who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for the farthest distance achieved by a goat on a skateboard going 36 meters (118ft) in 25 seconds
A mariachi walks on confetti after breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest number of mariachis performing the same song, in Guadalajara September 5, 2013. Seven hundred mariachis from various countries, including Mexico, Japan, Colombia and Venezuela, broke the record on Thursday after performing the song for five minutes in Guadalajara, according to local media
James Brown, 33, from Hucknall in Nottingham, who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for owning the largest collection of vacuum cleaners, with, to date, 322 different models in his collection. So vast is his collection that it has enabled him to open his own vacuum cleaner museum
Rohan Kokane, 7, from Belgaum in Karnataka, India who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for for being the lowest limbo skater, achieving a roller-skating height of just 25 cm over a distance of 10 meters.
Steve Sansweet from the USA who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for having the largest collection of Star Wars memorabilia, having amassed over 300,000 unique items

The 2014 edition of the Guinness World Records has been released and features: the furthest skateboarding distance ever achieved by a goat and the fastest walking human back-bend.

 The 2014 edition features an international array of record breakers, including Melody Cooke from the USA.

Melody owns 'Happie' who has broken a record this year for the longest distance ever skateboarded by a goat.

Speaking about how the achievement has changed her pet Ms Cooke said, "she's a little bit of a diva now".

Other record breakers include Leilani Franco a contortionist who drinks tea with her feet and holds 3 new back-breaking records.

The publication, which was first printed in 1955, sells over 2.7 million copies a year.

 

Telegraph.co.uk

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