Guinness World Records 2016 In Pictures – Design You Trust

Guinness World Records 2016 In Pictures

Guinness World Records turns 60 this year. Since first being published in 1955 it has become a publishing phenomenon, selling 132m copies across more than 100 countries.

1
Olga Liashchuk: fastest time to crush three watermelons with the thighs
Photograph: Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records

2
Jagathish: longest side-wheelie, auto-rickshaw
Photograph: Ranald Mackechnie/Guinness World Records

3
Dominic Lacasse: most chinups in the human flag position
Photograph: Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records

4
Linsey Lindberg: most telephone directories torn in one minute
Photograph: Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records

5
Vijay Kumar: most teeth in a mouth
Photograph: Ranald Mackechnie/Guinness World Records

6
Tameru Zegeye: fastest 100m on crutches
Photograph: Richard Bradbury/Guinness World Records

7
Marcus Daily: largest hot dog cart
Photograph: Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records

8
Takeru Kobayashi: most hamburgers eaten in three minutes
Photograph: Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records

9
Li Longlong: most consecutive stairs climbed on the head
Photograph: Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records

10
Jeison Orlando Rodriguez Hernandez: largest feet on a living person (pictured with his nephew)
Photograph: Gil Montano/Guinness World Records

11
Franchesca: longest fur on a rabbit (pictured with owner Betty Chu)
Photograph: James Ellerker/Guinness World Records

12
Devendra Suthar: most fingers and toes
Photograph: Ranald Mackechnie/Guinness World Records

13
Bharat Sinh Parmar: longest motorcycle
Photograph: Ranald Mackechnie/Guinness World Records

14
Bertie: fastest tortoise
Photograph: Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records

15
Sun Mingming and Xu Yan: tallest married couple
Photograph: Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records

16
Alberto Busnari: most Thomas flairs on a pommel horse in one minute.
Photograph: Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records

17
Most watermelons smashed with the head in one minute: 43. Ahmed Tafzi, 50, Germany

Ahmed Tafzi: ‘I am ecstatic when I do well.’

Photograph: Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records

18
Most throws and catches while juggling three chainsaws: 94. Ian Stewart, 36, Halifax, Canada

Ian Stewart: ‘I bought my first chainsaw when I was 18.’

Photograph: Guinness World Records

19
Most roof tiles smashed in one minute: 923. Lisa Pitman, 41, Croydon, UK

Lisa Pitman: ‘You get a real sense of achievement when you do something that you think is not humanly possible.’

Photograph: Guinness World Records

20
The most drink cans broken with a whip in three minutes: 23. Adam Winrich, 34, US

Adam Winrich: ‘I got a tattoo on my shoulder to celebrate – on one side it says pain and on the other it says love.’

Photograph: Guinness World Records

21
The tallest man alive: 8ft 3in. Sultan Kösen, 32, Turkey

Sultan Kösen: ‘I am known all over the world now.’

Photograph: Matt Crossick/PA WireOnline

22
Most one-arm pushups completed in one hour: 1,868. Paddy Doyle, 49, Solihull, UK

Paddy Doyle: ‘It’s nice to know you have been recognised as the world No 1.’

Photograph: Ranald Mackechnie/Guinness World Records

Via Guardian


If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

A Daredevil Surf Photographer Ben Thouard Captures Stunning Pictures Of The Big Waves
8 Before And After Photos That Prove The Awkward Years Don't Last Forever
Unseen Photos of the 1965 Rolling Stones
"A Different Point Of View": Ad Campaign Comments On World Leaders With Clever Juxtaposition Of Everyday Objects
Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken: The World Of Daniel Lismore
Extraordinary Black And White Photographs Of London In The Early 1950s
11 Stunning Colorized Photos Showing The Street Life Of Victorian London From Over 140 Years Ago
Spencer Elden The Famous Nirvana Baby Recreates The Album Cover 25 Years Later
Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2015: First Glimpse Of Finalists' Images
The Veteran Art Project: Powerful Photos Reveal The Real People Behind The Military Uniforms
Spectacular Winning Photos from The Close-Up Photographer of the Year 2020
The MacBook Selfie Stick Is The Art Project Apple Lovers Deserve
Photographer Decided To Include People In Her Photographic Series “Cats In Venice” And Something Beautiful Happened
Project WomanKIND Sees 5 Curvy Models Lay Bare Their Body Insecurities
Arnold Genthe’s Cats : Women Posing With ‘Buzzer’ From A Century Ago
Photographer Radosław Kaźmierczak Captures The Urban Surrealism Of Poland In Great Details
Guy And Pug Take Couply Photos Cuz Sometimes Your Dog’s Your Valentine
Spangles, the Cross-Eyed Cat
An English Student’s Street Photographs of Edinburgh In the 1950s and 1960s
Photo of the Day: Mount Raung, Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia
Burnouts by Simon Davidson
Breathtaking Photos Of London From Above
Brand New Dewar's Street T-Shirt Collection
Professional Ballerina Documents Her Pregnancy in Photo Series ‘Ballet Beautiful’