World Records: Bodily Feats

By: Staff

John Evans holds the record for heaviest car balanced on a human head. How much did the car weigh?

Don't try this at home: Balancing a 352-pound car on his head could have proved deadly for John Evans.

What did Josh Anderson eat in 1 minute, 45 seconds to set a world record?

The fastest time to eat a 12-inch pizza is 1 minute, 45 seconds. Don't choke!

How old was Victoria Rae White when she set the record for youngest person to ski on all seven continents?

At the age of 10 years, 79 days, Victoria Rae White had already skied in more continents than most people visit in a lifetime.

Arulanantham Suresh Joachim holds the record for longest duration balancing on one foot. How long did he stand like that?

Don't try to break this record unless you have more than 76 hours, 40 minutes to spare.

Joe Allison balanced how many teaspoons on his face to get his name in the Guinness Book of World Records?

Joe balanced five spoons on his forehead, four on his cheeks, one on his nose, two on his top lip, one on each ear and two on his chin, for a total of 16 spoons.

How many piercings does the Most Pierced Woman have?

Elaine Davidson of Scotland has 720 piercings!

Cathie Jung holds the record for smallest waist on a living person. What does her waist measure?

At 15 inches, Cathie's waist is about the same size as a regular jar of mayonnaise.

Anthony Victor has record-setting hair that measures 7.12 inches (18.1 cm). Where on his body is this hair?

It's a wonder he can hear with all that ear hair.

How many Ironman races did Jacques Fox complete in 2005?

Jacques Fox holds the record for most Ironman races completed in one year with 14 races.

What object did Michael Kettman need 28 of to set his world record in 1999?

Michael Kettman holds the record for most basketballs spun simultaneously, with 28.

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The human body can do some pretty amazing things, from sword swallowing to walking on fire. Some people have even earned Guinness World Records for their bodily feats. Take this test and try to set the record for most questions answered correctly.

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