The Strangest World Records in Sports

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The Strangest World Records in Sports
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Breaking world records was once a zealous industry in which human achievement was stretched to unfathomable limits. But as the opportunities for shattering history dwindle with every mammoth-sized rubber-band ball and overly pierced rebel, optimistic competitors are forced to peruse another field of play.

Sports, of course.

Consisting of professional athletes, cheerleaders and inspired dreamers, this record-breaking crew is quietly engaging in some of the quirkiest activities known to man. These obtuse achievements almost cloud the illustrious sports records we're all aware of, given their unique nature and soulful participants.

Insanity and circus-esque creativity continue to flood the record books. Enjoy the three-ring spectacle of madness that is world-record athleticism.

Cue the carnival music...

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