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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.

08/04/2012

(credit: CBS)

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/01/2012

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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.

09/25/2011

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!

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/16/2011

(credit: AP)

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