Man Jumps 64 Inches Vertically to Break Guinness World Record

A New York state athlete broke a Guinness world record this week, when he successfully pulled off a 64.13-inch standing jump. The previous record was 63.6 inches. According to the organization, 23-year-old Christopher Spell accomplished the feat on Sunday, July 28, after attempting the record multiple times. "When I finally made that jump, it felt so freeing," Spell tells local WKBW-TV. "I'm just very thankful for everybody that supported me. I had tons of support in Buffalo." Spell says his two previous attempts at the record were disqualified by Guinness because the boxes he was jumping onto were declared too soft.

Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content

92.1 CTQ · Suncoast Country
Listen Now on iHeartRadio