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Wild and wacky world records

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 01:23

Nov. 14 - Hundreds of people all around the world take part in world record attempts for the ninth annual Guinness World Records day. Tara Cleary reports.

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This could make a person seriously dizzy. Texan Tim Wade breaking the Guinness World Record for the most consecutive handsprings - a total of 46. SOUNDBITE: Tim Wade world record holder for the most consecutive handsprings, saying (English): "I hit the wall at 35 and from then on I, you kinda can't see very much and you're just kind of going with your kinaesthetic awareness." Thousands of people worldwide tried to break records in the ninth annual Guinness World Records Day. Joe Alexander from Hamburg, Germany walked … very carefully … across 60 upright bottles ... and he can catch 16 flying darts with his hand in one minute. In London a group of 10 women called 'Marawa's Majorettes', simultaneously spun 264 hula hoops. And there was also a lesson in this year's record day. Don't shoot hoops with this guy - Harlem Globetrotters Corey "Thunder" Law sinks the bucket from over 109 feet ... thatmore than 33 meters.

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Wild and wacky world records

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 01:23