The fastest time to cross 21 oil drums on a trials motorcycle is 10.933 seconds and was achieved by Jake Whitaker (New Zealand), in Beijing, China, on 16 December 2011. It was an outdoor attempt for the TV show CCTV-Guinness World Records Special.
The most cosmetic makeovers in 24 hours by a team is 531 and was achieved by Tekin Acar Cosmetics (Turkey) at Ankara Panora Shopping Mall in Ankara, Turkey, on 21 June 2012. “Before” and “After” photos of each person receiving a make-over were taken. The record was part of the first Ankara Shopping Festival, 2012. The attempt started on 21 June at 12:00 p.m. and ended on 22 June at 12:00 p.m. Number of used make-up products: 35 concealers, 50 bottles of liquid foundation (each Continue reading →
The most online vouchers sold in 24 hours is 1,325,411, achieved by LivingSocial (USA), from 1.30 AM on 5 September 2012 to 1.30 AM on 6 September 2012.
The most participants in a game of tag in 24 hours at multiple locations is 20,541 and was achieved by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (USA) at 335 locations worldwide from 19-20 April 2012. This was the 2nd attempt for Boys & Girls Clubs of America and along with their other record for the most people star jumping simultaneously at multiple venues, is part of an effort to encourage good fitness and healthy lifestyles for children.
The fastest relay flying disc (20 m course) is 8.74 seconds and was achieved by Tim, Daniel, Lindsey, Elyse Habenicht and Cliff West (all USA) in College Station, Texas, USA on 6 May 2012. The 5 claimants were evenly spaced along a 20m course and passed the frisbee down to the end of the course and returned it to the start.
The greatest vertical distance rock climbing in 24 hours is 8.88 km (29,130 ft), achieved by Will Levandowski (USA) on Flagstaff Mountain near Boulder, Colorado, USA on 4 – 5 May 2011. Will climbed a 10 feet 1.25 inch rock formation a total of 2883 times. during his 24 hour stint.
The record for the greatest distance by a karting team using hand controls, in 24 hrs outdoors is 1,888.60 km (1,173.52 miles) achieved by team Kartforce at Teesside Karting’s track at Redcar & Cleveland Offroad Centre, Middlesbrough, UK, on 9 to 10 July 2012.
The most times for a golfer to score their age or below in 24 hours is 7, achieved by Bob Kurtz (USA) at Chesley Oaks Golf Course in Fairview, Alabama, USA on 1 Aug 2012. Aged 71, Kurtz scored 70, 68, 68, 67, and 69 on his first five rounds. After being unable to beat his age on rounds 6, 7 and 8, he recovered for two more successful rounds scoring 70 and 69 on the par-71 course. Kurtz played to raise money for Victim Continue reading →
The most consumer electronics recycled in 24 hours at multiple venues is 36,455.22 kg (80,370 lb 0.04 oz) and was achieved by Sims Recycling Solutions (USA) at five locations throughout the USA, on 21 April 2012. This record attempt was in honour of Earth Day.
The most people wearing paper crowns in 24 hours (multiple venues) was achieved by 14,621 participants from the Camping and Caravanning club (UK) on 4 June 2012 It was broken by 101 sites across the UK to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee in the UK