Tag: world record

Jan 6, 2015

This Might Be the Biggest Wave Ever Ridden on a Skimboard

This Might Be the Biggest Wave Ever Ridden on a Skimboard

Watch Brad Domke conquer what might be the biggest wave ever ridden on skimboard off the coast of Puerto Escondido, Mexico. For those unfamiliar, a skimboard is like a small version of a surfboard… without any fins. So riding anything this huge is simply nuts.

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Jan 5, 2015

Solving the World’s Largest Rubik’s Cube (17x17x17)

Solving the World’s Largest Rubik’s Cube (17x17x17)

At 17x17x17 this is the world’s largest rubik’s cube. It took Kenneth Brandon 7.5 hours to solve this beast but you can watch a condensed 6-minute time-lapse version here. For those curious, you can check out the real-time version here (the video is just shy of 8 hours long). So just how many different…

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Dec 2, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Oldest Tree in Estonia

Picture of the Day: The Oldest Tree in Estonia

Photograph by Abrget47j on Wikimedia Comoons Seen here is the famous Tamme-Lauri oak, the thickest and oldest tree in Estonia, located in Urvaste Parish, Võru County. The height of the tree is 17 metres (56 ft) with a circumference of 831 centimetres (327 in). According to researchers the tree was planted around 1326. [source]…

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Nov 28, 2014

All 253 Lionel Messi Goals in La Liga

All 253 Lionel Messi Goals in La Liga

On 22 November 2014 Lionel Messi netted a hat-trick against Sevilla for his 251st, 252nd and 253rd goals, surpassing Telmo Zarra as the all-time leading scorer in La Liga. Zarra had held the previous record (251 goals) for nearly 60 years. It took Messi just 289 games to reach the record, his first goal…

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Nov 23, 2014

Truck Makes Record Breaking 83 ft Jump Over a Moving F1 Car

Truck Makes Record Breaking 83 ft Jump Over a Moving F1 Car

EMC and Lotus F1 teamed up for a record-breaking stunt, as a giant semi-truck jumped a distance of 83 ft and 7 inches (25.47 meters) while an F1 car drove underneath the airborne big rig. You can find full video and special behind scenes footage at EMC.

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Nov 19, 2014

Skydiver and Wingsuit Pilot Pull Off Insane Flying Carpet Stunt

Skydiver and Wingsuit Pilot Pull Off Insane Flying Carpet Stunt

Skydiver Bjørn Magne Bryn and wingsuit pilot Espen Fadnes made history when they pulled off their insane ‘flying carpet’ maneuver in Norway’s Romsdalen Valley. The two connected in mid-air for more than 20 seconds before Bjørn broke away and Espen deployed his chute. Project Romsdalen was made possible by two months of intense preparation,…

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Nov 16, 2014

Robbie Maddison Does an Olympic Ski Jump on his Motorbike

Robbie Maddison Does an Olympic Ski Jump on his Motorbike

Robbie Maddison tears through the Olympic Park in Utah capping it off with an amazing stunt at the ski jumping facility. Maddison dropped in, launching with a speed of 71 mph (114 km/h) and achieving a distance of 374 ft (114 meters). He also set a world record with a vertical drop of 185…

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