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Breakdance – Fastest 10 meter spider walk

The fastest 10 metre spider walk was 7.13 seconds and was achieved by Antonio Spoto (Italy) aka Anuk on the set of ‘Guinness World Records’, Madrid, Spain, on 9 January 2009. This record was a head to head with Victor Ortiz (Spain) managing to break Spoto’s old record by completing the 10 metres in 9.66 seconds.

Farthest distance static cycling in three minutes

The farthest distance static cycling in three minutes was 5.80 km (3.60 miles) and was achieved by Miguel Angel Castro (Spain) in Tenerife, Spain, on 18 November 2010 in celebration of Guinness World Records Day. This record is Miguel Angel Castro’s fourth Guinness World Records title to date, for static cycling over different time periods. He has been aptly nicknamed “Recordman” in Tenerife. This particular record attempt required only 3 months of intense training. Miguel is a 42 year old professional spinning instructor and also Continue reading →

Farthest distance travelled by a human voice

The normal intelligible outdoor range of the male human voice in still air is 180 m (590 ft 6.6 in). The silbo, the whistled language of the Spanish-speaking inhabitants of the Canary Island of La Gomera, is intelligible under ideal conditions at 8 km (5 miles). There is a recorded case, under optimal acoustic conditions, of the human voice being detectable at a distance of 17 km (10.5 miles) across still water at night.