Weird and Wonderful Snow World Records
Published on March 9th, 2015 | by David Harrison0
Biggest Snowboard – 10m by 2.15m
World’s Largest Snowball Fight – 6,000 people in Seattle
Weird sports history was made yet again when nearly 6,000 rowdy revellers descended on Seattle Snow Day, to participate in the world’s largest snowball fight. With 162,000 pounds of snow to play with, this sounds like every kids dream!!
Smallest snowman ever made
For most children the challenge is trying to build the biggest snowman.
Scientists, however, enjoy taking on altogether trickier tasks. They have built the world’s smallest snowman, measuring just 0.01mm across – one fifth of the width of the average human hair!
(Photo credit: Dr David Cox)
Longest time juggling three snow balls with bare hands
Nate. T juggled three snow balls with his bare hands (yes, bare hands!) for 11 minutes, 45.00 seconds. Impressive!
Watch the video here:
Most Days Skied Consecutively – 365 days, Arnie Wilson
Arnie Wilson was once an editor of the Ski Clubs Ski+board magazine, and entered the Guinness Book of Records in 1994 after skiing for 365 consecutive days in 240 resorts in 13 countries. He also recently completed a 35 year mission to ski in all 37 US states with ski lifts. A hero in our eyes!
Oldest Ski Jump Olympic Medalist
Noriaki Kasai (Born 6th June 1972) won bronze in the mens ski jump team event at 41 years 256 days old in Sochi, Russia on 17th February 2014. He is also the oldest ski jump World cup winner, taking gold in the ski flying event aged 41 years 219 days old in Austria on 11th January 2014.
Longest Time Balancing A Snowboard on Chin Whilst Kneeling
This world record was set in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada / June 15, 2014.
Probably one of the weirdest world records – Doug McManaman balanced a snowboard on his chin for one minute, 30.70 seconds whilst kneeling.