World Record

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66 Surfers Set Record For Most People Riding A Board At Once

Surf champions and local heroes were among those who hung loose on a custom built, 42-foot board off Huntington Beach on Saturday.


Ukulele lying on meadow with lovely hat and notebook.

Ukulele Enthusiasts Fall Short Of Setting Record

What do you get when more than 1,100 ukulele enthusiasts gather and begin playing their instruments? Lots of noise, but not a new world record.


2014 Phillips 66 National Championships

17-Year-Old Katie Ledecky Breaks World Record In 400M Free

Katie Ledecky broke the world record in the 400-meter freestyle at the U.S. national championships Saturday night, becoming the first woman since Janet Evans to hold world marks in the 400, 800 and 1,500 freestyles at the same time.


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138 Skydivers Set New World Record

Friday night in the skys just outside of Chicago, a new world record was set with 138 skydiver flying heads-down all together.


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LAPD Detective Completes 25-Hour Ferris Wheel Ride For Charity

An LAPD detective finished up ride of his life Friday and set the world record for the longest time spent on a Ferris wheel.

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LA Native Diana Nyad Ends Latest Cuba-To-Florida Swim

Southland endurance swimmer Diana Nyad announced Sunday that she was ending her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida.


Jeff Ondash, nicknamed Teddy McHuggin, set the world record for hugs. (credit: AP)

Hug It Out! UC Riverside Mascot Attempts World Record

Talk about a bear hug!

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Hug It Out At UC Riverside

UC Riverside is attempting to break the world’s record for the most number of hugs in an hour.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/10/2011