Tag Archives: Guinness World Record

VIDEO: The largest wave ever surfed

garrett mcnamara 100' wave

via Surfer Today

Pro Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara is said to have broken his own world record for the largest wave surfed when he caught one reported to be around 100ft tall off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal. In this video, McNamara appears to be nailing the big one at the 43 second mar. The footage is breathtaking. 

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World Record Paper Airplane Distance

Joe Ayoob throws a John Collins design, officially breaking the world record by 19 feet, 6 inches. The new world record, once verified by Guinness, will be 226 feet, 10 inches.

Think you got what it takes? This book on paper plane folding has some designs to get you started.

Suicide by food

Susanne Eman, 32, and her two sons, Brendin and Gabriel, do their weekly shopping trip at the local supermarket in Casa Grande, Arizona. Photo: Laurentiu Garofeanu / Barcroft Media

Susanne Eman, 32, is trying to become the fattest woman ever. Already 728-pounds, she aims to reach a whopping 1,600 pounds by guzzling more and more food every day. She wants to get into Guinness World Records as the “World’s Heaviest Woman.” The 2012 edition of the book will be released later this month. If you are repulsed by watching this woman kill herself and leave her kids without a mother, then the 2012 edition of Guinness World Records should be left off your Christmas list.

What a 777 pound hamburger looks like

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The record for World’s Largest Hamburger was broken at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, CA recently.

Here are the specs:
777 lbs.
5 feet in diameter
3 feet thick

The total weight of the burger included a 272lb bun, 50lbs of lettuce, 12lbs of pickles and 50lbs of onions, not to mention gallons of ketchup and mayonnaise.

This world record burger contained an estimated 1.4 million calories. Too bad it didn’t include bacon.

(via The Pleasanton Patch)

Wolf Girl

An 11-year-old Thai child in Bankok was just named by the Guinness World Record’s as the world’s hairiest girl. Nicknamed ‘Wolf Girl,’ Supatra Sasuphan has Ambras Syndrome which causes abnormal hair growth over her face, ears, arms, legs and back. 

Amazingly, her sweet nature has quickly won over people in her community. Although she has been teased mercilessly at school in the past, much of it has stopped. She is happy and is now quite popular. She has friends and enjoys a relatively normal life.  

'Wolf Girl,' Supatra Sasuphan

'Wolf Girl,' Supatra Sasuphan

Full story and more pictures available at Daily Mail.

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