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Toronto Guinness World Records That Were Super Impressive & Bizarre

The 6ix is home to plenty of bizarre and impressive people. In fact, there are a variety of Toronto Guinness World Records that sound just a little too weird to be true. One man even broke a record after juggling while running a marathon. 

From the world's largest food to running a race in a far-out costume, Toronto is home to some of the most unique records ever broken. 

While we might have lost the record for the world's tallest tower years ago, it hasn’t stopped us from slowly building up a resume of some of the silliest stunts you can think of.

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However, it is not just Toronto that holds some interesting records. 

The entire nation has taken place in some pretty amazing things. 

The record for the most people wolf howling was recorded at the Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara. 

While the world's oldest pig called Calgary, Alberta it's home. 

In honour of the 6ix’s celebration of all things odd, we compiled a list of some of Toronto’s most standout records.

Fastest Time To Pogo Stick Up The CN Tower

Who: Ashrita Furman

Where: CN Tower, Toronto, ON

When: July 23, 1999

The Details: Furman jumped the 1,899 steps of the CN Tower, on a pogo stick in a time of 57 minutes and 51 seconds.

Largest Yogurt Pot

Who: Greektown On The Danforth BIA

Where: Toronto, ON

When: August 11, 2013

The Details: The largest pot of yogurt was actually filled with 1,322 pounds of the dairy snack.

Fastest Marathon Joggling With Three Objects

Who: Michal Kapral

Where: Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Toronto, ON

When: September 30, 2007

The Details: Kapral ran the 42.2-kilometre marathon while juggling three balls in 2 hours 50 minute 12 seconds.

Most Swearing In One Film 

Who: Swear Net Inc.

Where: Toronto, ON

When: September 12, 2014

The Details: The film features 868 expletives.

Largest Gathering Of People Wearing Water Wings

Who: North York Aquatic

Where: Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, Toronto, ON

When: May 6, 2018

The Details: 281 people gathered in water wings with the aim of fostering team spirit and sportsmanship.

Farthest Tortilla Throw

Who: David Rush

Where: Toronto Convention Center, Toronto, ON

When: September 21, 2019

The Details: Rush threw the tortilla 16.58 meters in name of science.

Largest Foam Finger

Who: TD Bank

Where: The Rogers Centre, Toronto, ON

When: January 19, 2019

The Details: The finger ended up measuring 7.64 meters tall and weighing 309.9 pounds. Wowza.

Largest Naan Bread

Who: Loblaw Companies Ltd

Where: Toronto, ON

When: April 19, 2016

The Details: The massive naan measured 4.96 meters in length and 1.26 meters in width. Loblaw's beat out the previously held record which was set back in 2008.

Most Disposable Hygiene Products Toppled In A Domino Fashion

Who: Sanofi Pasteur

Where: Toronto, ON

When: October 2, 2018

The Details: The bizarre record was broke to celebrate National Seniors Day and raise awareness for the flu.

Largest Water Rocket

Who: Aidan and Keeley Aird

Where: The set of Furze World Wonders, Toronto, ON

When: June 10, 2017

The Details: The rocket measured 4.04 meters tall and was 44.5 centimetres in diameter.

World's Longest Human Chain Tallest To Shortest


Where: Sheraton Centre Hotel, Toronto, ON

When: November 7, 2015

The Details: 508 people lined up to break this totally random record.

Most Decks Of Playing Cards Memorized By A Single Sighting

Who: David Farrow

Where: CTV Studios, Toronto, ON

When: April 2, 2007

The Details: Farrow only made a single mistake during his attempt which he corrected unprompted.

Largest Ice Cream Cake

Who: Dairy Queen Canada

Where: Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto, ON

When: May 10, 2011

The Details: The dessert was a huge sponge cake, with vanilla ice cream, buttercream frosting, and Oreo cookie crumble topping. Yummy.

Fastest Half Marathon Dressed As A Fruit

Who: Melvin Nyairo

Where: Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Toronto, ON

When: October 20, 2019

The Details: Nyairo got free bananas for a year for breaking the record.

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