The record for the fastest piggy back race over 100 m is 16.97 sec and was set by Rommell Griffith carrying Ulinda Griffith (both Barbados) as part of the Barbados World Record Festival at the Barbados National Stadium, St Michael, Barbados on 31 March 2007.
Australian wicketkeeper, Adam Gilchrist (b. 14 November 1971), scored the fastest World Cup final century in 72 balls against Sri Lanka at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados, on 28 April 2007.
The fastest east¬west transatlantic crossing via the Trade Winds I route was achieved by the six crew of the Sara G Matt Craughwell, Graham Carlin (both UK), Thomas Cremona (Malta), Rob Byrne, Adam Burke (both Ireland) and Fiann Paul (Iceland), who rowed 2,753 nautical miles (5,099 km; 3,168 miles) from Tarfaya, Morocco, to Barbados, West Indies, in 33 days 21 hr 46 min from 5 January to 8 February 2011 at an average overall speed of 3.386 knots (6.3 km/h; 3.9 mi/h).
On board the trimaran Hallin Marine, David Hosking, Chris Covey, Paddy Thomas, Naomi Hoogesteger, Justin Johanneson and Jack Stonehouse (all UK) rowed the Atlantic east to west on the “Trade Winds I” route from San Miguel, Tenerife, in the Canary Islands to Barbados, West Indies, in a record 31 days 23 hr 31 min between 6 January and 7 February 2011. In all, the crew covered 2,563 nautical miles (4,746.67 km; 2,949.45 miles) at an average overall speed of 3.34 knots (6.19 km/h; 3.84 mi/h).
US Paralympic rower Angela Madsen is the first woman to complete three ocean rows: the Atlantic east to west, with Franck Festor (France) in Row of Life, from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antigua, West Indies, in 66 days 23 hr 24 min between 2 December 2007 and 7 February 2008; the Indian Ocean east to west, in the eight-man Aud Eamus, from Geraldton, Western Australia, to Port Louis, Mauritius, in 58 days 15 hr 8 min between 28 April and 25 June Continue reading →
The first 16-man crew to row any ocean was that of the Big Blue, which crossed the Atlantic east to west from Tarfaya in Morocco to Barbados in the West Indies in 47 days 18 hr from 15 January to 4 March 2011. The skipper, David Davlianidze (Georgia), was joined on board the vessel by Ernst Fiby (Austria), Angela Madsen, Ryan Worth, Elizabeth Koenig, Aleksandra Klimas-Mikalauskas, Louise Graff (all USA), Liam Flynn (UK), Steve Roedde, Nigel Roedde, Dylan White, Zach Scher, Charles Wilkins, Sylvain Croteau Continue reading →
The highest maiden Test century is 365 not out by Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers (Barbados) for the West Indies against Pakistan at Kingston, Jamaica on 27, 28 February and 1 March 1958.
The fastest 100m hopping on one leg was set by Rommell Griffith (Barbados) in 15.57 sec as part of the Barbados World Record Festival at the Barbados National Stadium, St Michael, Barbados on 31 March 2007.
Hanif Mohammad (Pakistan) batted for 16 hr 10 min, when scoring 337 for Pakistan against the West Indies at Bridgetown, Barbados in the 1st Test from 17-23 January 1958.
The six crew of the ocean-going Sara G – Matt Craughwell, Graham Carlin (both UK), Thomas Cremona (Malta), Rob Byrne, Adam Burke (both Ireland) and Fiann Paul (Iceland) – rowed more than 100 miles per day for a record 12 days in a row between 9 and 20 January 2011. The record was achieved during the crew’s east–west crossing of the Atlantic Ocean from Tarfaya, Morocco, to Barbados, West Indies, between 5 January and 8 February 2011.