Largest swimwear parade on skis: Russia breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO)
Sochi, Russia -- More than 1,000 Russian skiers take to the Sochi slopes in bikinis and swimsuits in pursuit of breaking the Guinness World Record; the event was part of the BoogelWoogel mountain carnival at the site of the 2014 Olympics, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: Skiers and snow boarders descend from a slope as they attempt to break the record for mass skiing in swimming suits at Rosa Khutor resort near Sochi, Russia. Photo: Reuters (enlarge photo)
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest swimwear fashion show consists of 502 people and was achieved by Huludao Municipal Government (China), in Huludao, Liaoning, China on 23 June 2015.
A reported 1,000 skiers took to the slopes at the Rosa Khutor resort near Sochi.
Brave skiers wore colourfully clad bikinis, swim shorts, and costume in an attempt to set a new world record.
Despite the snow on the ground, many revelers claimed the weather was perfect for a stripped-down ski.