Tag Archives: Canada

Cartwheeling – greatest distance in 24 hours (team)

The greatest distance travelled in 24 hours by a team doing cartwheels is 50 km (31 miles) by a team of ten from Beausejour Gymnos (Canada) at the track in Memramcook, New Brunswick, Canada, from 8-9 September 2006. Team members were: Sasha Kennedy, Vanessa Bradley, Emma Cooney, Nathalie Colpitts, Jordan Hope, Veronique Roussel, Tanya McMahon, Kerry McMahon, Jeff Gallant and David LeBlanc

Deepest live broadcast on the radio

The deepest live radio broadcast was performed underground by CBC Radio Points North (Canada) at the 7,680 ft (2,340 m) level of Creighton Mine, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada on 24 May 2005. Dan Lessard (Canada) hosted the 2 hour show consisting of recorded material as well as live music and interviews from a refuge station deep below the surface.

Farthest building relocation

The record for the farthest building relocation by means of beams and dollies is 1,650 km (1,205 miles) and was achieved by Warkentin Building Movers, Inc. in August 2006. The 1,400 ft² (130.06 m²) house was delivered in perfect shape after 40 hours of driving.

Fastest car window opened by a dog

The fastest time a dog has unwound a non-electric car window is 11.34 seconds and was achieved by Striker, a border collie owned and trained by Francis V. Gadassi (Hungary). The record was set on 1 September 2004 in Quebéc City, Canada. Striker used his paw and nose to perform the record attempt, and kept checking his progress on the way. The size of the car window is: 72.5 cm (28.5 in) in length and 42 cm (16.5 in) height. The handle is 12 cm Continue reading →

Fastest cycle across Canada by a relay team

The fastest cycle across Canada by a relay team of five is 8 days 8 hr 14 min, and was achieved by the Team H2V (Canada) cycling from Halifax (Nova Scotia) to Vancouver (British Columbia) from 14 to 22 September 2007. The members of the team are: Matt Young (ride captain), Kyle Bagnano, Willie Cormack, Richard Alm and Keith Nicoll. They cycled to raise money to cure Juvenil Diabetes Type 1. The team raised almos one million Canadian dollars. The average speed of the attempt Continue reading →

Fastest driven square lap

The fastest driven square lap in a vehicle is 19.31 seconds and was achieved by Mitsubishi Motors North America in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on 15 January 2011. The attempt took place adjacent to the frozen Ghost Lake outside Calgary and was filmed for a Mitsubishi television commercial.