In the United Kingdom, on August 26, 2001, Lawrence West cut a boomerang out of a sheet of material, threw it, and caught it in the world record time of, 1 minute 11 seconds. West accomplished the feat at the Boomerang Championships in Trefriw, North Wales. Recorded by the Guinness World Records.
Fastest Wing-Beat of a Bird
I may have a soft spot for this one because it takes place on my birthday, but on December 10, 2003, a ruby-throated hummingbird was recorded at a rate of 200 beats per second, as opposed to the normal 90 beats per second produced by all other hummingbirds, according to the Guinness Book of Records.
Fastest Car on Ice
The title for the fastest man on ice certainly goes to four time World Rally champion Juha Kankkunen. Juha hit a record 199.86 mph (321.65 km/h) over the Gulf of Bothnia frozen sea in Kuivaniemi, Finland, on February 20, 2007. The car was a beauty; a 2007 Bentley Continental GT road car.
Fastest Time Flying a Helicopter Around the World
This amazing record was set by Simon Oliphant-Hope (UK) who flew around the world in a gruiling 17 days, 14 hours, 2 minutes, and 27 seconds. Simon averaged about 55.2 mph (88.9 km/h) in an MD Hughes HU/50 – MD500E single-engined helicopter, according to Guinness World Records. His journey began on June 3, 2004 and he arrived on June 21, 2004 back in Shoreham, West Sussex, UK, where he began.
Fastest VW Beetle Engine Swap
Some people have more of a reason to be angry when the shop holds your car for too long. A crew managed a time of 1 minute and 6 seconds to remove, and add a new VW Engine. You may have seen the event on the Guinness World Records television show, on August 27, 2005. This took place at Seven Network Studios, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The men you wished were your mechanics are Stephen Muller, Adrian Muller, Julian Price-Jones, and Jeremy Vant Spyker.