- First reveal of the record-holding stars of Guinness World Records 2020
- The new Record Holders collection, bookable only on Airbnb, will offer unprecedented access to a selection of unique Guinness World Records title holders
Launching today, the new Record Holders collection offers guests the chance to try out exclusive Airbnb Experiences hosted by Guinness World Records title holders. The collection celebrates the launch of the brand-new Guinness World Records 2020 edition, which will be released globally on 5th September.
For the first time ever, those who have been inspired by record breaking can gain insider access to the people behind the talent with this new collection of Experiences. Available only on Airbnb, the Record Holders collection will offer unprecedented access to a selection of Guinness World Records title holders and an introduction into their passion, art or skill allowing people to power their curiosity through activities and workshops.
The record-breaking Experience hosts from GWR 2020 announced today are:
LISA AND CHRIS PITMAN – Most pine boards broken in one minute with one hand (Male and Female)
After securing their most recent Guinness World Records titles with over 500 blocks smashed in one minute between them (Lisa 230, Chris 315), husband and wife duo the Pitmans are now welcoming people into their power-breaking world. They will be showing guests how to smash tiles, boards, blocks and bricks with their bare hands during their Airbnb Experience.
KEVIN NICKS – Fastest garden shed
Kevin, the creator of the Fastest garden shed (80.67mph) has zoomed into the Guinness World Records 2020 edition and is offering unprecedented access for guests to witness the shed reach speeds of over 80 miles per hour first hand.
GETTI KEHAYOVA – Largest hula hoop spun
With the incredible ability to spin a 17ft, 0.25in titanium hula hoop that earnt her the Guinness World Records title for the Largest hula hoop spun (female), Getti is now sharing her tips and tricks with others through her Airbnb Experience. As well as hula hooping with a pro, guests will also get the chance to see and have photos with the 17ft hula hoop.
Hula Hoop with a Pro, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
BRITTANY WALSH – Farthest arrow shot using feet
Brittany, the Guinness World Records title holder for the Farthest arrow shot using feet (12.31m), will be hosting an exclusive Experience where guests can witness her incredible feat, before dipping their toes into circus acrobatics.
Acrobatics with a Circus Performer, Portland, Oregon, USA
MARTIN REES – Most magic tricks performed in a single skydive
With the Guinness World Records title for the Most magic tricks performed in a single skydive (11), celebrity stories and television appearances under his belt, magician Martin has a lot to share during his two hour Airbnb Experience.
Secrets of Magic with a Skydiving Magician, London, UK
Curated to inspire a broad audience, the Record Holders collection includes Experiences from a selection of those featured in the GWR 2020 edition and beyond. Other Guinness World Records stars turned Experience hosts on Airbnb revealed today include:
- Sherry Groom – Explore the Largest Collection of Trolls, Ohio, USA
- Michelle Kinney – Learn how to Lift Atlas Stones, Colorado, US
- Ben Nuttall, Football Skills Masterclass with a Pro, Birmingham, UK
- Eamonn Hickson, Milking cows in South-West Ireland, Annascaul, Ireland
- Carrie Swidecki, Just Dance with a Pro, Bakersfield, California, USA
- Ryan Tracey, Balloon Making with the World’s Fastest, Belfast, Northern Ireland
- Dunja Kuhn, Hula Hoop Workshop, Berlin, Germany
- Anthony Miracola, Basketball with a Pro, Temperance, Michigan, USA
- Joe Calderone, Taste the Most Expensive Milkshake, New York City, New York, USA
- Bianca Rossini, Skate with a Pro, Montreal, Canada
The Record Holders collection is bookable now through Airbnb Experiences, and the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2020 (RRP£20) is available for purchase in stores and online from 5th September 2019, with discounts widely available.
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