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Guinness World Records Wacky Sporting Champions

Jul 02, 2012

On July 2, the Guinness World Records is releasing a new ebook full of hilarious and silly sport records. Wacky Sporting Champions honors the unique sporting stars that have taken record breaking to new and outrageous extremes across the globe. They include American Sumo wrestler Emmanuel Yarborough who at 704 lb is the ‘Heaviest Living Athlete,’ New Zealand’s Veronica Torr who recorded the ‘Fastest 100 Metre Hurdles Wearing Swim Fins’ (18.52 seconds), and Kenichi Ito from Japan who ran the ‘Fastest 100m Running on All Fours’ (18.58 seconds).

Guinness World Records Wacky Sporting ChampionsGuinness World Records Wacky Sporting Champions

Wacky Sporting Champions is available on iPad, Nook and Kindle.

Check out the video gallery below to see some of the wacky records you will find in the book!

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SpazEagle

SpazEagle wrote:

wow
commented: Thu Aug 09, 2012

timmy5621

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COOL!!!!
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