The most people performing cartwheels at the same time was 482, in an event organised by Gym XL Amersfoort and Nika Hoogland gymnastic club in Schothorst, Netherlands on 10 July 2009. Despite the weather conditions the event still took place as planned. The participants were of all ages and the younger children were accompanied by adults.
6:10.02 Mads Rasmussen and Rasmus Quist (Denmark) Amsterdam, Netherlands 23 June 2007
The fastest knitter is Miriam Tegels (Netherlands) who hand knitted 118 stitches in one minute at the Swalmen Townhall, Netherlands, on 26 August 2006.
26:44 Leonard Patrick Komon (Kenya) Utrecht, the Netherlands 26 September 2010
41:13 Leonard Patrick Komon (Kenya) Nijmegen, Netherlands 21 November 2010
The fastest time to cycle 10,000 km is 22 days, 15 hours, 34 minutes and 9 seconds by Guus Moonen (Netherlands) in Oisterwijk, Netherlands, from 5 to 28 June 2010. Guus alternated between 3 different circuits around the village. All three had been measured and their precise length was confirmed.
The fastest toppling domino setting achieved an average speed of 7.13 m/s on a 30 m long track on set of Domino Day 2008 in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, on 14 November 2008.
The Italian scientist Galileo Galilei (1564–1642) was among the first to observe that the steady, predictable rate of a pendulum’s swing made it ideal for use in timekeeping. The first ever fully operational clock powered by a pendulum was built in 1656 by Dutch horologist Christiaan Huygens (1629–95). Initially accurate to within a minute per day, later refinements brought this down to around 10 seconds. By the end of the century, pendulum clocks were keeping time to within 0.5 seconds per day – accurate enough Continue reading →
The first quadruple jump in figure ice skating by a female was achieved by Miki Ando (Japan) at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in The Hague (Netherlands) on December 2002.
The greatest distance windsurfed on flat water in 24 hours is 613.8 km (331.43 nautical miles; 381.4 miles) and was achieved by Dennis Klaaijsen (Netherlands) at Grevelingenmeer, Zonnemaire, Netherlands on 23-24 June 2013.