3 new Guinness records of Ashrita
Who knows Ashrita, knows that he continually takes on knew challenges. So also in October he let deeds follow his high expectations and did 3 new fancy records.
Beginning of October Ashrita visited the Beardsley Zoo of Connecticut, New York. Here he wanted to set a new record in crawling. On hands and feet Ashrita crawled one Mile in 23 minutes and 32 seconds. This was the fastest mile ever crawled by a human. A little later the New Yorker was hanging from an iron bar, at which he was connected through special steel boots. Ashrita pulled three joggling balls out of his pocked and joggled the balls 248 times. With this he gained a new entry in the Guinness Book of Records. 2 Guinness Book best marks on one day, the renown American Newspaper Connecticut Post wrote about it: "Whit this he accomplished a remarkable performance."
Balancing eggs is not really a daily sport. Normally Guinness records require physical effort and stamina, but for this record attempt concentration was the key. Ashrita managed to balance 700 eggs in slightly more than 12 hours - indeed a new world record.
"I want to show the potential, which we all carry inside us", Ashrita said and further explained, that meditation makes mind and soul flexible to achieve astounding things.
Ashrita Furman was born on 16th September 1954 in Brooklyn (New York). Actually he holds 41 Guinness Book records (as of 05.11.2006). Ashrita achieved his first entry in the Guinness Book by 27000 jumping jack jumps in the year 1979. Since Ashrita broke a total of 119 Guinness Book records. For those who want to know more about Ashrita, here is his own homepage: http://www.ashrita.com