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Posts Tagged With ‘ World Record ’


Looking Back – World-Record Slide on Boulder Hill!

January 12th, 2023

Have you ever looked at the Hill and thought “I would totally ride a giant slip and slide down that.” Well you are’t the only one. Is 1000 feet going to be long enough for you? That’s 3 football fields. July 18, 2015, a Guinness World-Record holding waterslide comes to Boulder, and will carry thousands of sliders down the landmark Hill. The slide will be placed on 13th street and will open at 9am. Sliders are organized into waves due to the sheer number of them—23,000 people are “Going,” according to Facebook. Unfortunately for those just hearing about it, the event is sold out, but... Read More

Giant Cat Looks Set to Break World Record after Weighing in at 27.5lb!

January 19th, 2022

Maine Coon weighs 12.5kg (27.5lb) Kefir is only 22 months, located in Stary Oskol, Russia.  Maine Coon cats do not reach full physical maturation until they are about 4-5 years old. The accepted size standard for the breed ranges between 11-25lbs, with the males being larger than the females. This breed grows at double the rate of other domestic cats. They can easily gain 2 pounds per month during their growing cycle.  The standards are 15-25lbs for males and 11-20 pounds for females. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maine_Coon _______________ Photo Credit: SWNS South West News Service  Read More

Colorado Woman Becomes First to Swim English Channel 4 Times in a Row

September 18th, 2019

Sarah Thomas, a 37-year-old breast cancer survivor, has accomplished a first by swimming the English Channel four times in a row, a feat that took 54 hours to accomplish. The swim was due to be about 80 miles, but because of strong tides, Thomas ended up swimming closer to 130 miles. Thomas was cheered on by the crowd as she finished, and she was given champagne and chocolate to celebrate. She said that she felt slightly sick after spending so much time in the water, but other than that she was fine. Thomas said, “I just can’t believe we did it. I’m really just pretty numb. There... Read More