Largest free-floating soap bubble-Samsam Bubbleman
sets world record
Finsbury Park, LONDON, UK -- Samsam Bubbleman,
37, a professional bubble-maker, created a giant soap bubble,
which stretched to 20 feet by 5 feet by 5 feet at its largest-setting
the new world record for the Largest
free-floating soap bubble(by volume).
Samsam Bubbleman created the Largest
free-floating soap bubble using a secret formula he
developed during the past 20 years. He refused to reveal the
recipe for his bubble mixture, saying it is the secret to
his success. (enlarge
To make this enormous orb he used
just a piece of rope attached between two sticks.
"It's all about having the right bubble
solution," the self-described "bubbleologist" said. "If you
have the right mixture, then your tools don't matter."
Samsam Bubbleman, 37, is a professional
bubble-maker who has performed for the Dubai royal family
and numerous celebrities,
"Being a bubbleologist is almost as
much about being a wind catcher as it is a bubble maker. You
become quite sensitive to changes in direction and you have
to move at the right time to keep the bubble together."
Samsam Bubbleman's real name is Sam Heath.
Samsam first started his love affair with
bubbles in 1989 and now earns a living doing what he loves
"It all started with just a single bubble-he
said. I was sitting in a field and a bubble just floated past.
I took the word away from the object and just looked at it
for what it was. I captured my imagination and I just thought
what an amazing thing that was."
"It's like one of those anomalies
of nature that just shouldn't exist. Like a bumblebee being
too big for its wings."
He eventually formed company Bubbleinc
and now sells mixtures, equipment and performs shows for big
Over the years he and his team of
10 bubbleologists have performed bubble shows for the Dubai
Royal family. Stars like Paul McCartney and Peter Gabriel
have also brought him in for private shows.
This new world record for the Largest
free-floating soap bubblereplace the previous Guinness
World Record holder, a 105.4-square-foot bubble created in
Minnesota in 2005.