AMAZING FEATS DONE WITH THE HUMAN BODY
Added on: 25th Feb 2015
AN ARCTIC MARATHON
Wim Hof, sometimes known as the Ice Man, is famous for running
a marathon in the arctic at minus 29 degrees Celsius without a shirt on.
In just under 8 hours Kam Ma broke the world record for most piercings
in a single session when he had 1,015 metal rings inserted all over
In 2008, a Florida firefighter named Chris Hickman got the world’s
attention when he lifted a Chevy Trailblazer off of its trapped
passenger with his bare hands and saved the day.
In 2011, Etibar Elchiyev broke the world record for “most spoons
balanced on a human body” when he managed to secure
50 of them around his neck and chest.
John Evans, who goes by the title of “professional head balancer”, was
able to balance a 159-kilogram (352-pound) mini cooper on his head for
33 seconds without the use of hands.
PULLING AIRPLANES WITH WHEELCHAIRS
On May 29th, 2011 84 people in wheelchairs pulled a 67 ton
C-130 for 100 meters.
At the age of 76, Sakinat Khanapiyeva is supposedly the strongest
grandma in the world. You can watch her as she breaks horseshoes,
twists steel rods, and lifts 50 pound dumb bells. She says she discovered
her strength when at 10 years old, she moved a 299-kg barrel of grain.
50 MARATHONS, 50 DAYS, 50 STATES
Talk about overcoming endurance limits…in 2006 Dean Karnazes of
Los Angeles was able to break records by running in 50 marathons
in 50 states for 50 days.
PULLING A HELICOPTER WITH YOUR EAR
Lasha Pataraia set the world record for pulling a 7,734-kilogram military
helicopter all by himself just by using his left ear. A former wrestling
champion, he pulled the chopper for 20 astounding seconds.