Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List

7261Streetboard - Highest ramp jumpVianney MerinvilleFrance, Cabourg04 August 2005The record for the highest ramp jump on a streetboard is 3.33 m (10 ft 11 in) and was achieved by Vianney Merinville (France) on the set of L'Été de Tous les Records in Cabourg, France on 4 August 2005.
7262First official theme park based on a videogamePoképarkfirstJapan, Nagoya18 March 2005POKÉMON was the first gaming series to get its own theme park. The 'PokéPark' was opened on 18 March 2005 in Nagoya, Japan. Attractions included Mudkip’s Big Splash and the Pichu Brothers’ Rascal Railway. It closed on 25 September 2005. GWR Video Gamer's Edition 2008, title: First gaming series themepark.
7263First videogame with multi-level strategyXcom seriesfirstNot Applicable, 01 January 1993In 1993 the Xcom series, from Microprose, created the first multi-level strategy title, with a global war that tied into local battles.GWR Video Gamer's Edition 2008, title: first.
7264Largest rugby tourEaling Rugby Club264 peopleIreland, Limerick and Galway14 April 2003The largest rugby tour consisted of 264 players and coaches from Ealing Rugby Club (UK) who played matches in Ireland between 11 and 14 April 2003.The under 16 and 17 sections of the club played matches in Limerick and Galway, and representatives of the club, from West London, were joined by a further 222 supporters and even the Mayor of the London Borough Ealing made the trip!
7265Longest continuous observational science dataSunspot number02 February 2004Astronomers have access to a continuous set of observational data of the sunspot number (number of sunspots on the Sun), dating back to 1750. It is the longest continuous set of any science observations in the world.
7266First presentation of 'lady to be sawn in half' illusionJan GlenrosefirstUnited Kingdom, Finsbury Park17 January 1921The first magician to seemingly saw a woman in half, was the illusion's inventor Percy Selbit (UK) (b. Percy Tibbles) on 17 January 1921 at the Finsbury Park Empire, London, UK.The first woman to be sawn in half was Jan Glenrose (in rehearsal) and Betty Barker (on stage) (both UK). In this version the girl was entirely enclosed inside the box. The first performance of the version most widely recognised, with the head and feet protruding from the box, was by Horace Goldin (USA) on 3 June 1921 as part of the Society of American Magicians annual banquet at the McAlpin Hotel, New York, USA, but Goldin initially performed the illusion using a male assistant.
7267Most ties in an NHL seasonPhiladelphia FlyersUnited States01 January 1970The most ties in an NHL season is 24 by the Philadelphia Flyers who achieved this in 1969/70, over a 76 game season.
7268Oldest pot plantEncephalartos altensteiniiUnited Kingdom, Kew01 January 1775The world's oldest potted plant is a prickly cycad (Encephalartos altensteinii), which was brought from South Africa to the UK and planted in 1775. The cycad is currently on display in the Palm House, Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, Surrey, UK .These tree-fern like Cycads are often called 'living fossils' as they are amongst the oldest surviving species of plants it is known that they were growing over 200 million years ago during the Permian era. Cycads are dioecious meaning their male and female reproductive structures are on different plants with reproduction achieved through seeds. They typically grow to 4-7 m (13-22 ft).
7269Most people spinning plates simultaneouslySportcampus1026 peopleNetherlands, Utrecht25 September 2007The most people spinning plates simultaneously was 1,026 at the official opening of the Sportcampus in Utrecht, Netherlands on 25 September 2007.
7270Treadmill, greatest distance covered in one week (overall)Sharon GayterUnited Kingdom, Middlesbrough21 December 2011The greatest distance run on a treadmill in one week is 833.05 km (517.63 miles) and was achieved by Sharon Gayter (UK) at Teesside University in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, UK, from 14 to 21 December 2011.
7271First dictionaryProtagoras of AbderafirstGreece, 01 January 2005The writer of the first dictionary is thought to be the ancient Greek philosopher Protagoras of Abdera, who in the 5th century BC compiled a glossary of difficult words encountered in the writings of Homer.
7272Fastest NHL hat-trickBill MosienkoCanada23 March 1952The fastest hat-trick scored by an individual ice hockey player in a National Hockey League game is 21 seconds by Bill Mosienko (Canada) playing for the Chicago Blackhawks against the New York Rangers on 23 March 1952.
7273Most NHL playoff wins by a coachScotty Bowman223 timesCanada, 01 January 2002Scotty Bowman (Canada) won an NHL record 223 playoff games during his 30-year coaching career with the St. Louis Blues, Montreal Canadiens, Buffalo Sabres, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Detroit Red Wings, from to 1967 to 2002.
7274First Winter Olympic medallist from the southern hemisphereAnnelise CobergerfirstFrance, Albertville01 January 1992In 1992, at the XVI Olympiad in Albertville, France, skier Annelise Coberger (New Zealand) made history with a silver medal in the women’s slalom, becoming the first Winter Olympic medallist from the southern hemisphere.
7275Oldest winner of a BRIT awardTom JonesUnited Kingdom20 February 2003At the age of 62 years, 258 days, Tom Jones (UK, b. 7 June 1940) became the oldest BRIT recipient after winning the Outstanding Contribution award on 20 February 2003.
7276Most Champions League Winners medals with different clubs (player)Clarence SeedorfNetherlandsClarence Seedorf (Surinam) has won the Champions League with a record three different clubs: Ajax (Netherlands), Real Madrid (Spain) and AC Milan (Italy).
7277Smallest bungy cordGilligan’s Backpackers Resort30 centimetre(s)Australia, Cairns17 July 2006The shortest bungee cord is 30 cm (11.13 in) long and is used regularly for bungee jumps off a ledge 4 m (13 ft 1.48 in) off the ground at the Gilligan’s Backpackers Resort, Cairns, Australia, from 20 February 2006.
7278Largest collection of magic setsManfred KlaghoferAustria02 February 2010Manfred Klaghofer (Austria) has a collection of 2,401 different magic sets from all over the world, as of 2 February 2010, that he has amassed since 1995. Since he was young Manfred was fascinated by magic art and tricks. In the middle of 1900's he visited a magic art exhibition and found a book about magic sets which triggered his desire to collect these items. He buys magic sets from all over the world, some of them are very expensive. The oldest one dates back to the 19th century. He acquires about 2 or 3 new sets every week.
7279First time to rush 1,000 yards in an NFL season by a quarterback and running back duoMichael Vick, Warrick DunnfirstUnited States, 01 January 2006Michael Vick and teammate Warrick Dunn (both USA) became the first quarterback-running back teammates to run for 1,000 yards in the same season in 2006.
7280Oldest competitive videogamerDoris SelfUnited States01 July 1984Doris Self (September 18, 1925 - October 3, 2006) achieved a world record on Q*Bert on 1 July 1984, at the age of 58, competed regularly for the world title today until her death aged 81. She began playing in 1983, after the death of her husband.
7281Oldest penguin in captivityRockyNorway, Bergen01 October 2003The oldest penguin ever in captivity was Rocky, a rockhopper penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome) who was one of six who arrived at Bergen Aquarium, Norway in 1974 and lived there until his death in October 2003, aged 29 years, four months.
7282Most football (soccer) FIFA World Cup appearances as captainDiego Maradona16 timesNot Applicable, 01 January 1994The most appearances as a captain in World Cup finals is 16 by Diego Maradona, who led Argentina in finals games from 1982 to 1994.
7283Most sugarcane cut by hand in eight hoursRoy Wallace50 tonne(s) (metric ton)Australia, Giru,Ace and Sons sugar farm09 October 1961The most sugarcane cut by hand in eight hours is 50 tonnes (110,231 lb). This was achieved by Roy Wallace on 9 October 1961 at a sugar farm in Giru, Australia.
7284Streetboard - Most Consecutive Front Side RotationsHadrian RaffaelliFrance, Cabourg04 August 2005Hadrian Raffaelli (France) performed 2 consecutive 360° rotations on a streetboard on the set of l'Été de Tous les Records in Cabourg, France on 4 August 2005.
7285First player to hit six sixes off one over in a One-Day International (male)Herschelle GibbsfirstSt. Kitts & Nevis, Basseterre16 March 2007At the 2007 World Cup, Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa) became the first person to score six sixes in one over in an international match against the Netherlands at Basseterre, St. Kitts, on 16 March.
7286Oldest person to win the Freestyle Skiing World CupIan EdmondsonUnited States, Heavenly21 January 2000The oldest individual winner of a Freestyle Skiing World Cup event is Ian Edmondson (USA, b.19 April 1957) aged 42 years 277 days at Heavenly, California, USA on 21 January 2000.NB: The source, below, wrongly quotes Mike Nemesvary as being older. This is a mistake as Mr Nemesvary retired aged 38 due to an accident leaving him paralysed his birth year is also 1961).
7287First triple crossing of the English Channel swimming (female)Alison StreeterfirstUnited Kingdom, 03 August 1990The first triple crossing of the English Channel by a woman was by Alison Streeter (UK) in 34 hr 40 min on 2-3 August 1990.
7288Most cabinet ministers appointed by a governmentSri Lanka52 peopleSri Lanka, Colombo11 January 2008The record for the most cabinet ministers in one country is 52, all of whom were appointed by President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka on 17 November 2005.
7289First song to enter No.1 on US Country chart in its first weekGarth BrooksfirstUnited States, 15 September 2007On 15 September 2007, Garth Brooks’ (USA) track ‘More Than A Memory’ became the first record to ever enter the US Country chart at No.1 in its first week.
7290Highest partnership for any wicket in a limited-overs match (male)Mohammed Shaibaaz Tumbi and B Manoj KumarIndia, Secunderabad15 November 2006The highest partnership in limited overs matches is 721 runs by Mohammed Shaibaaz Tumbi and B Manoj Kumar (both India) for St Peter's School against St Philip's High School in Secunderabad, India, on 15 November 2006.Tumbi scored 324 runs - with 57 boundaries - off 116 balls. His partner and close friend Manoj scored an equally scintillating 320 runs - with 46 boundaries - off 127 balls. A whopping 77 extras meant that the total from their partnership went up to 721 runs for no wicket. Interestingly not a single six was hit during the trail blazing innings. Statisticians say that three records were broken during their run-blitz: highest total, highest stand and highest margin of victory - in any form of limited-overs cricket at any level.

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