Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Fastest 100 m backwards downhill ski

The fastest 100 m backwards downhill ski was 9.48 sec achieved by Andy Bennett (UK) on the set of Guinness World Records Smashed, at the SNO!zone indoor snow slope in Milton Keynes, UK, on 27 April 2009. 4 slalom gates were set up on the course for the competitors to navigate through. SNO!zone operate 3 separate indoor real snow venues across Britain, in Milton Keynes, Castleford near Leeds and Braehead, just outside of Glasgow.

Fastest 100 Man Kumite-Karate

Paddy Doyle (UK) defeated 100 consecutive opponents in full contact knockdown fighting in 3 hr 6 min. He won 59 fights by Ippon (full points), won 29 by decision, drew 12 and did not lose any fights. The attempt was held at the Staminas Boxing Self Defence Club in Erdington, Birmingham, UK, on 9 June 2002.

Fastest 100m waterski tow by rowing boat

The record for the fastest time for a waterskier towed by a rowing boat to travel 100 m is 19.58 sec and was set by Stuart Marston (UK) towed by a team of eight rowers from the Imperial College Boat Club, in Dorney Lake, Windsor, UK, on the set of Guinness World Records – Smashed, on 10 March 2009.