As you may know, most world records are bizarre and unusual. For many individuals, setting or breaking a world record is not on their list of “to dos”. However, setting a world record is just that – a world record. You typically get a world record certificate and the bragging rights of being a world record holder.
Take a look at these unusual flag world records. Which one do you think is most impressive? Which one do you think is the strangest? Which one do you think you can break? Let us know in the comments section below.
Longest duration to maintain a human flag
This unusual flag world record was set by Wang Zhonghua of China in August of 2011. The official record time is 1 minute and 5 seconds. See the video below.
Longest Time Balancing Canadian Flag on Chin on Canada Day
This World Record is currently held by Doug McManaman of Nova Scotia, Canada. His record of 2 minutes and 15 seconds was set in July of 2014. Rules of the contest included; you must be kneeling and your flag pole must be at least 5 feet long. Watch the video below.
Most American Flags in One Place
The official number of American flags is not listed online, however, you can see from the video below that there is no shortage of Old Glory’s here.
Longest Time to Spin a Basketball On Top Of an American Flag Held In Mouth
Longest Flag and Mouse Trap Domino Chain
Of the unusual flag world records in this list, this one might have taken the most preparation. This world record is held by Dan Archer of Switzerland. He set up 499 flags inside mouse traps. When the first flag was released, the remaining 498 flags were triggered in a domino reaction. Click here to watch the video.