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11 Things People Have Done For 24 Hours Straight

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1. Ironed clothes: / Via

In 2012, Janette Hastings ironed for 80 hours. She ironed 1,157 items during this attempt, including jeans, shirts, and shorts.

2. Gone for a paddle:

In 2011, Carter Johnson canoed 279.02 miles down the Yukon River in 24 hours.

3. Scaled a cliff face: / Via

Will Levandowski climbed a 10-foot rock formation a total of 2,883 times in 24 hours on Flagstaff Mountain, Colorado in 2011.

4. Bar-hopped:

In 2011, a team of 13 people in New York City visited 250 pubs in 24 hours.

5. Ran on a treadmill:

Suresh Arulanantham Joachim ran a distance of 160.24 miles in 24 hours in 2004.

6. Performed live concerts:

In May 2014, Hunter Hayes played 10 concerts in multiple cities within 24 hours.

7. Solved Rubik's cubes: / Via

Eric Limeback solved 5,800 Rubik’s cubes in 24 hours

8. Hugged:

The longest hug lasted 24 hours, 33 minutes and was achieved by Ron O'Neil and Theresa Kerr in June 2010.

9. Been tattooed:

Dave Fleet tattooed James Llewellyn at the Grosvenor Casino in the U.K. for 50 hours and 10 minutes in 2011. James had tattoos of scenes from the Bible and classic works of literature, including designs on both legs based on The Fall of Man, described in John Milton's poem Paradise Lost.

10. Played church organ:

In 2011, Jacqueline Sadler played the church organ for 40 hours and 36 minutes at Eastminster United Church in Toronto.

11. Spun on a wheel of death:


The longest time spinning on a wheel of death without interruptions was 24 hours and was achieved by Joey Kelly and Freddy Nock on the set of the charity program “RTL-Spendenmarathon 2006."

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