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Meet The Man Who Has Set More Than 600 Official Guinness World Records And Has Broken 531 Records

Setting a Guinness World Record is an amazing task, that requires commitment, and hard work. Breaking a World Record improves a person's global recognition. This has motivated many people around the world to break a series of world records. However, people go as far as breaking 100 and more Guinness records and holding numerous Guinness titles.

Ashrita Furman who is an American has done the impossible, by holding extremely more records than anyone could reach, and has become the highest record-breaker in the world.

In this article, I will share with you how Ashrita Furman reached this height on the Guinness Book of World Records.

Furman began breaking records in 1979. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he was fascinated with the Guinness Book of World Records as a child, but never thought he could ever break a record. As a teenager, he was inspired by his spiritual leader to participate in a 24-hour bicycle race in New York City's Central Park. With only two weeks of training, Furman got to third place, cycling 405 miles. This achievement motivated him to set his first record.

Furman officially set his first record by doing 27,000 jumping stacks. He has so far set more than 600 official Guinness Records and currently holds over 531 records, thus holding the Guinness World Record for the Most Guinness World Records.

Check out some of his records

1. In 2013, Furman achieved the longest duration balancing a chainsaw on the chin.

2. Farthest distance trekked balancing a bike on the chin.

3. Most torches are lit and extinguished in one minute.

4. Fastest mile on a Pogo stick

5. Greatest distance traveled on a bicycle balancing a milk bottle on the head.

6. Most arrows are broken with the neck in one minute, and others are too numerous to count.

He has become one of the only individuals in the world to have broken a record on every single Continent and hold more than 100 records at a given time.

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