Riday Frandoms 2013
World records, Christmas ponies, washing machines plus lots more daft stuff in today's Friday Randoms!
Yeh, yeh, a couple of rally cars jumping...but wait till an airborne Chuck Norris shows up at the 0.53 mark!
Is there a Guinness world record for drinking a pint of Guinness? Not sure, but here's a list of some of the wacky records broken in this video.
(Who on earth would dream up a record involving meat hooks in your back?)
Fastest vehicle drift – Lars Verbraeken, 179.59 km/h
Farthest distance to pull a vehicle with meat hooks in the back – Burnaby Q. Orbax, 111.7 m
Furthest trampoline slam dunk – Thilo Schwarck, 7.75 m
Fastest speed skiing backwards – Anders Backe, 128.7 km/h
Longest 720 ramp jump on skis – Joey Spencer, 26.95 m
Fastest motorcycle wheelie on ice – Ryan Sucjanek, 152.89 km/h
Highest bungee jump into water whilst on fire – Yoni Roch, 65.09 m
Highest blob jump – Christian ‘Elvis’ Guth, 22.0 m
Tightest parallel parking in reverse – Ronny Wechselberger, 35 cm
Most watched video online – PSY’s “Gangnam Style"
Chayne Hultgren, multiple circus tricks record holder
Heaviest bike – Wouter van den Bosch, 750 kg
Highest freefall parachute jump – Felix Baumgartner
Most continuous paraglider loops – Horacio Llorens, 568 loops
Fastest 100m on all fours – Kenichi Ito, 17.47 s
Fastest $1 billion box office film gross – The Avengers, 10 days
Largest loop the loop in a car – Greg Tracy and Tanner Foust, Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare, 18.29 m
Longest wave surfed by a dog – Abbie, 107.2 m
Largest drum set – Dr. Mark Temperato, 340 pieces
Lowest roadworthy car – Okayama Sanyo High School, 45.2 cm
Fastest time to climb The Torch Doha unassisted – Alain Robert, 1 hr 33 min 47 s
Shortest living man – Chandra Bahdur Dangi – 54.6 cm
First 1080 on a skateboard – Tom Schaar, aged 12
Most stunts performed by a living actor – Jackie Chan
Bit of Christmas horse play.
Could this be a simple lighting solution for 3rd world countries?
Cor blimey! Is ping pong the new rock and roll?!
Ever get that spinning feeling in your head?
Old folks or pillars? I suppose they are pillars of society really.
The tree that eats bicycles.
And finally who needs a drum machine when you have a Zanussi washing machine?