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Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking achievement, has unveiled a selection of the wackiest feats ever achieved in the world of alternative sport in a new book.

Some will make you marvel, others will have you gasping with astonishment and one or two could make you feel slightly nauseous.

The unique athletes who have taken record-breaking to new and outrageous extremes have been honoured in the new Guinness World Records e-book, Totally Bonkers Sporting Champions, which is available on iPad, nook and kindle.

They include New Zealand’s Veronica Torr who recorded the Fastest 100 Metre Hurdles Wearing Swim Fins - in 18.52 seconds - and Kenichi Ito, from Japan, who ran the Fastest 100m Running on All Fours in 18.58 seconds.

Cinderella May completed the highest dog jump in 2006

Frank Simon, the greatest weight balanced on teeth

Vittorio Innocente, who became the deepest cycling underwater world record holder in 2008. He is pictured here at the London Aquarium

Thomas Blackthorne, world record holder for the heaviest weight lifted by tongue
Hauling HGVs: Kevin Fast takes it slow as he drags this lorry. In 2008 he became the Guinness World Record holder for the heaviest vehicle pulled over 100 feet

Christopher Irmscher also features in the book. In Cologne, Germany, he ran the fastest 100m hurdles wearing swim fins, completing his feat in 14.82 seconds

Fastest man on all fours: Why use two legs when you can make use of your arms as well, which is what Kenichi Ito from Japan did when he ran 100m in 18.58 seconds on all four limbs

Making a splash: Darren Taylor - a.k.a. Professor Splash - achieved the highest shallow dive in history when he plunged from a height of 11.20 m into 30 cm of water in Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China
Claudia Gomez, for the farthest arrow shot using feet

This one might bring a tear to the eye... Ilker Yilmaz, from Turkey, holds the Guinness World Record for milk squirting

Natasha Veruschka, world record holder for swords swallowed simultaneously

This fish has the largest repertoire of tricks in the world
via dailymail.co.uk

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1 comments

Alex cox on Aug 29, 2012, 12:28:00 PM  

Must sy gr8 photoshop work done. Nice