The deepest geothermal hot spring measured by a plumb line is 305.41 m (1,002 ft), and is located at The Springs Resort and Spa (USA) in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, USA. The spring was measured on 20 August 2011. The spring was measured by a hydrologist from Basin Engineering in Durango, Colorado. The actual depth of the spring is unknown, as the plumb line measured a maximum depth of 1,002 ft, and it ran out before hitting the bottom of the spring.
The Deepwater Horizon semi-submersible drilling rig, whilst operating in the Tiber oil field in the Gulf of Mexico achieved a drilling vertical depth of 10,062 m. This was accomplished working in water which was 1,259 m deep.
Larry Kahn (USA) has won the English Tiddlywinks Association’s (ETwA) National Championships singles title a record eight times, between 1984 and 2010. Jonathan Mapley (UK) has won the ETwA’s National Championships pairs title an unprecedented nine times, between 1972 and 2000. Note from Patrick Barrie: ETwA (English Tiddlywinks Association) and NATwA (North American Tiddlywinks Association) host the “major” tiddlywinks tournaments (as defined by the International Federations of Tiddlywinks Associations). Tiddlywinks may be played as a “singles” game or as a “pairs” game (much like tennis Continue reading →
147.600 km (91.71 miles) Ann Trason (USA) Hayward, United States 3-4 August 1991 Ann Trason has broken twenty world records during her career in various ultrarunning disciplines.
The farthest basketball shot made while sitting on the court is 15.99 m (52 ft 6 in) by Dwight Howard (USA) of the Orlando Magic at the NBA All-Star Jam Session in Dallas, Texas, USA on 13 February 2010.
The farthest basketball hook shot is 14.15 m (46 ft 6 in) by Special K. Daley (USA) of the Harlem Globetrotters at the NBA All-Star Jam Session, Dallas, Texas, USA on 13 February 2010.
The farthest distance for Champagne cork spitting is 6.71 metres (22 feet) and was achieved by Ashrita Furman (USA) on Anakena Beach, Easter Island, Chile, on 29 January, 2010. Record achieved on Anakena Beach
The farthest distance blowing a Malteser with a straw is 14.07 m (46 ft 1 in) achieved by Ashrita Furman (USA) in the gymansium of the Jamaica YMCA, New York, USA, 29 November 2010. The straw measured 20 cm (8 in).
The greatest distance between two rounds of golf played on the same day is 15,982 km (9,931 miles) by John Knobel (Australia) who played two full 18-hole rounds, firstly, at The Coast Golf Club, Sydney, Australia, and then Forest Park Golf Club, Woodhaven, New York, USA, on 21 May 2006. exact distance found using google earth
The farthest distance by canoe/kayak on flat water in 24 hours by a female was 195.33 km (121.37 mi) by Robyn Benincasa (USA) on Lake San Antonio, California, USA, on 29-30 October 2010. Benincasa was joined by male record-holder Carter Johnson, who abadoned an attempt to break his own record after inclement weather slowed his pace.