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6 Craziest World Records (Slideshow)

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6 Craziest World Records (Slideshow)

 

Sure, you have your tallest man and your world’s largest ball of twine. But it takes a special breed of person to attempt any of these death-defying stunts. Click through to check them out — if you can stomach it!

 

1. Highest Altitude Balloon Skywalk.

Think tightrope walking across the Grand Canyon is impressive? Please! Mike Howard set the Guinness World Record for the highest altitude skywalk, balancing on a metal beam placed between two hot air balloons, in 2004. How high was it? A whopping 21,400 feet, or 6,522 meters.

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Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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4:23PM PDT on Sep 18, 2013

subtitle should be -culling the herd.

1:29PM PDT on Sep 11, 2013

faktycznie szalone rekordy, ja nie pochwalam

9:56AM PDT on Aug 21, 2013

kinda dumb

7:05AM PDT on Aug 3, 2013

tks for the info

4:31PM PDT on Jul 25, 2013

How idiotic can people be? Do something productive in your lives, geez.
Also, "Longest Distance Pulled By a Horse While on Fire" is a form of animal abuse.

9:02AM PDT on Jul 12, 2013

Grazie per le informazioni.

7:14AM PDT on Jul 11, 2013

I think some of these individuals have too much of nothing to do in their lives---hence some of these idiotic-dull records...thanks

11:57PM PDT on Jul 10, 2013

tyvm...

1:47PM PDT on Jul 9, 2013

Some are really stupid, like no. 5 and 6...

9:47PM PDT on Jul 6, 2013

crazy stupid!!!

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