Most people throwing chefs hats: UK students broke Guinness world record (VIDEO)
Norwich, UK -- About 870 staff and students at the Thorpe St Andrew School took to the school's tennis courts to all simultaneously throw a chef's hat into the air to raise money for Heart FM's Have a Heart Appeal, setting the new world record for the Most people throwing chefs hats simultaneously,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: Thorpe St Andrew High School pupils enter the record books for the most number of people simultaneously throwing a chef's hat into the air. Photo: Simon Finlay (enlarge photo)
The Guinness world record for the most people wearing paper hats simultaneously is 972 and was achieved by Aisin Aw.Co., Ltd. (Japan) in Anjo, Aichi, Japan.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most people throwing mortar boards simultaneously: 295, achieved by students in an event organised for London and Partners, as part of World Record London, at More London, London
The record-breaking attempt was to raise money for Heart FM's Have a Heart Appeal which is supporting three charities who grant wishes to seriously and terminally ill children, the Eastern Daily Press reported.
When asked what it was like being part of a world record attempt, Ian Clayton, principal of the Laundry Lane school, said: "It was exciting, hopefully it is one of those memories of school that the pupils will look back on in years to come – the day we broke a world record."