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Crate climbing – highest

The highest stack of crates climbed is 12.74 metres (41.79 feet), completed by Christof Riesenhuber (Austria) at Haidlmair GmbH in Nußbach, Austria, on 18 September 2009. Christof accomplished this record in 8 minutes and 19 seconds. The dimensions of the crates were 39.4 centimetres in length, 30 centimetres in width, and 26 centimetres in height. Christof stacked 49 beer crates in a single column. In addition to Christof’s record, a certificate was also issued to Christof’s co-worker Christian Riel, who stacked 45 beer crates to Continue reading →

Cycling – most vertical metres in 24 hours

The record for the most verical metres cycled in 24 hours is 20,049.9 m (65,780 ft 4 in) and was achieved by Horst and Gernot Turnowsky (both Austria) at the Rinnegger highway, from Weinitzen to St. Radegund, Graz-Umgebund, Austria, from 30 June to 1 July 2007. Horst and Gernot Turnowsky are twins and they made this attempt together during the 24 hours.

Cycling – most vertical metres in 48 hours

The most vertical metres cycled in 48 hours is 25,346 metres (83,156 ft) and was achieved by Wolfgang Mader (Austria) between Telfs and Mösern, Austria, between 9 and 11 September 2011. Wolfgang cycled up the mountain between Telfs and Mösern 46 times. The distance between Telfs and Mösern is 6 km (3.73 miles) and the vertical distance is 551 metres (1,807 ft 11 in).

Farthest treadmill distance in high heels by a team in one hour

The record for the farthest treadmill distance in high heels by a team in one hour is 265.6 km (165.04 miles) and was achieved on the set of Germany’s Next Topmodel by Heidi Klum™ by 50 candidates (all Germany) of the show on 2 December 2010. The 50 girls ran simultaneously on 50 treadmills, which displayed the distance covered. For the record figure the single achievements were added. The treadmill model may be viewed at: http://www.smoothfitness.de/product/52/2/laufbaender/smooth-4.35e-laufband.html