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The longest surf ride ever recorded was 3 hours and 55 minutes which must have been exhausting! The 13-time national Panamanian surfing champion Gary Saavedra took on the 2011 “Canal Cross” challenge and rode a 41.3 mile wave for nearly 4 hours. The artificial wave was created by a power boat.
A Mute Grab is a Boarding, Skiing, Skateboarding move where you take your leading hand and grab hold of your toe edge anywhere between the bindings. If you then Straighten both legs and you’re doing a ‘stiffie’, or straighten your front leg only and you’re doing a mute nose poke.
Real Madrid have the record number of consecutive participations in the European Cup, taking part in the first 15 tournaments from 1955–56 to 1969–70. They won the first five editions of the competition, and they are the most successful team in the competition’s history with 10 wins. ATOW
Brian Lara, Trinidadian cricket player. Lara holds the record for the highest individual score in a Test innings after scoring 400 not out against England at Antigua in 2004. Debated as one of the greatest cricketers. He has the highest individual score in first-class cricket, with 501 not out.
1984 Games in Los Angeles, Puerto Rican athlete Madeline de Jesus tweaked a hamstring in the long jump. Not wanting to miss the opportunity of running in the 4x400m final she got her twin sister Margaret to run in the 4x400m relay heat. The coach withdrew the team upon finding out!
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We always talk about the 1896 start of the modern Olympics but the ancient Olympics demised only once the Roman emperors became Christian. Pagan festivals were at first discouraged and then completely outlawed. The Olympic games were first and foremost a religious celebration in honour of Zeus, they held no place in the Christian empire. […]
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