image:theguardian.com It’s not uncommon to see a lot of snowmachines buzzing around Arctic Man, but on Friday they gathered for a purpose – they were trying to beat a world record. In a late-Friday update, organizers said they believe they accomplished their goal.
image: beyond72.com Professional endurance athlete Colin O’Brady aims to become the fastest person to complete the Explorers Grand Slam. He will climb the “Seven Summits,” the tallest peak on each of the seven continents, and ski to the North and South Poles in uninterrupted succession.
image:mydailysentinel.com MEIGS COUNTY — Return Jonathan Meigs Daughters of the American Revolution encourages all Meigs residents to join in honoring the military by participating in their ambitious goal to set a world record in patriotism.
image:cgtravelsblog.com SAN JOSE, Calif. — Back in the 1940s, theSouthern Pacific Railroad described its Coast Daylight between Los Angeles and San Francisco as “one of America’s most beautiful train rides.” It still is...
image:blog.jetblue.com Sixty-year-old pilot Adrian Eichhorn is setting out on an adventure – flying solo around the world in a single-engine plane.
Meet the woman on a quest to set a world record for fastest female to travel to all sovereign nations
image:imdb.com After visiting more than 100 countries on a quest to set a Guinness World Record, Cassandra De Pecol says that to her, travel means “the ability break down barriers, leaving all preconceptions at the door and having an open mind towards engaging in experiences outside of one’s comfort zone”.
image:spokesman.com 2 from US join elite club: 7 marathons, 7 days, 7 continents
image:altoona.mlblogs.com It was a mascot party with a purpose at the Palestra at the University of Pennsylvania Sunday. Furry friends, including the NBC10 Peacock, showed off their dance moves in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record that also raised money for childhood cancer.
image:telegraph Over one thousand Star Wars fans take part in a mass lightsaber battle in downtown Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle in December 2015
On March 4 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 47-48 crewmember Jeff Williams of NASA flashes a smile as he suits up in his Russian Sokol launch and entry suit during final pre-launch training. Williams and Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka of Roscosmos will launch March 18 on the Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft for a six-month mission on the International Space Station. image: Nasa MELBOURNE, Fla. — Veteran NASA astronaut Jeff Williams will rocket from Earth Friday on a record-setting mission that will make him America’s most experienced space traveler.