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Meet The 66 Years Old Man, Who Has More Than 600 Guinness Word Records And Holds Up to 226 Records.

When we hear the word Guinness World Records we think of people the set extremely fascinating things which can hardly be done by normal humans.

Right from the very inception of it in 1955 it has produced lots of amazing things which is contained in the The Guinness Book of World Records, which is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

Mare looking and reading some of the records in the book, we even wonder if our natural body can even allow us to go through with attempting, even the simplest of them. And in that book we see so many records by many people.

However have you ever thought of who has the Guinness World Records for the most amount of guiness world record? Yeah I know confusing, but there's actually someone that has that record, His name is Ashrita Furman, he was born September 16, 1954.

Ashrita Furman has set more than 600 official Guinness Records and currently holds 226 records, thus this makes him the holder of the Guinness world record for the most Guinness world records.

And he began breaking records since 1979.


How He Started Breaking Record


Ashrita Furman said as a kid he had a huge fascination with the exotic places and people listed in the Guinness Book of Records, but due to the fact that he was very unathletic he never imagined he could actually get a world record himself.

This all changed years later when he became a teenager and became interested in Eastern spirituality and began studying meditation with Sri Chinmoy. 

He said Sri Chinmoy taught him about his philosophy of self-transcendence, that when you have access to the divine power we all have within us, nothing is impossible.


Notable Records


It was was however during this his mentorship under Sri Chinmoy, he was inspired to participate in a 24-hour bicycle race in New York City's Central Park in 1978. He had only two weeks' training, Furman tied for third place. In 1979 he set his first record by doing 27,000 jumping jacks, and he said it was such a thrill that he immediately began training for the next record and he said since then haven’t stopped.


Then in 1986 he set the record for underwater pogo stick jumping, that same year Furman began setting records at historic landmarks by doing forward rolls along the 12 ¼ mile route of Paul Revere’s Ride in Massachusetts and jumping 11.5 miles up and down the foothills of Mt. Fuji, and on and on.

So basically, the guy had a pogo fetis—I mean, the dude was ON A ROLL! (Sometimes quite literally), and you know what? He still is.

It is a know fact that Ashrita Furman holds more records than any human being alive and has traveled the globe to set them.


In 2009, Furman became the first person to hold 100 records simultaneously, coordinating an international group in reading a poem in the most languages 111 outside New York’s City Hall.

Here are more notable records he currently holds: Most beer bottles opened by chainsaw in one minute (24), most jelly eaten with chopsticks in one minute (1 pound, 7.95 ounces), farthest distance to blow a coin (16 feet, 2.76 inches), and fastest mile on pogo stick while juggling (23 minutes, 28 seconds).

Being nicknamed Mr versatile as been know to attempt different type of world record and he is not even limited to one here are some various activities in with he has either set it broken a record;

Hopscotch, Clapping, Space-Hopping, Milk Bottle Balancing, Fireman's lift, Pogo-sticking, Somersaulting, Glass Balancing, Sack Racing, Joggling, Samurai Sword Slicing, Egg balancing, Lunging, Hula-Hooping, Landrowing, Grape catching in mouth

As of 2017 he has set World Records in 40 countries; he has set records in every continent (yes, the guy apparently has a record in Antarctica!); and he’s been nicknamed ‘Mr. Versatility’. You know, nothing gets cooler than being called ‘Mr. Versatility’.

Here are pictures of comic strips of his records;





Other pictures him attempting some other records


Let's put unfunny jokes aside, I believe that Ashrita Furman’s story is inspirational. He wasn’t athletic at all, but he was able to harness his inner spirit to overcome many obstacle.


Now don’t get me wrong, I seriously doubt it was his ‘inner spirit’ that gave him miraculous power, but the thing is: it worked for him, and now he spends life cherishing it and doing the things he loves. We too can take a chapter out of his book and find what works for us 


Now excuse me! I gotta break the World Record for being the laziest ass in history wish me luck you all.

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