Databarracks sponsors world record attempt for the first woman to successfully row the North Pacific

Disaster recovery service provider Databarracks has today announced sponsorship of Lia Ditton’s attempt to be the first woman to successfully row the North Pacific Ocean. Departing in early 2018, sailor and writer Lia Ditton will attempt to row approximately 5,500 nautical miles alone from Japan to San Francisco – a journey currently only two other […]

13-Year-Old ‘Spider Boy’ Breaks World Contortion Record

A 13-year-old Palestinian boy has twisted his way into the record books. Last week, Mohammed Alsheikh of Gaza broke the world record for most full body revolutions maintaining a chest stand in one minute, according to Guinness World Records. Alsheikh, aka Spider Boy, managed to run around his seemingly elastic body 38 times during his record attempt […]

Man Hammers 38 Nails With His Skull In Pursuit Of World Record

A Boston-area man wanted a world record and, by gosh, he nailed it ― by pounding 38 nails into a board with his skull in under two minutes. “Hammer Head” John Ferraro smashed his way to the record earlier this week on the Guinness World Records Italian Show, a weekly YouTube series. It’s not the first […]

85-Year-Old Runner Smashes World Record For Marathon In Age Group

Runners at Sunday’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon were probably stunned to see an 85-year-old passing them by. Marathoner Ed Whitlock of Milton, Ontario smashed the previous world record for a marathon in the 85-to-89 age group by an incredible margin. The previous record was over four hours and 30 minutes, but Whitlock managed to complete […]

Judges Disqualify ‘Witch’ From World Record For A Wicked Reason

Breaking a world record isn’t easy, but having one taken away from you? That’s a whole lot harder. Nicola Nuttall of Lancashire, England, decided to run the London Marathon in April in hopes of breaking the Guinness World Record for “Fastest Marathon Dressed as a Witch,” and to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society, according to […]