Longest Ironing Marathon - world record set by
LONDON, UK-- Ben
Walton, from Andover, ironed 923 items in 60 hours, setting
the new world record for the Longest Ironing Marathon.
Photo: The owner of Ben's Dry Cleaners
added: "This is the first part of my attempt to raise £25,000
towards buying an incubator. "I think that next I'll do the
Three Peaks Challenge - with the ironing board of course." (enlarge
"Apart from the fact that my back is killing me,
it went really well," said the 32-year-old.
Mr Walton, who owns the dry cleaning outlet at the
Asda store when he attempted the record, had two official adjudicators
with him at all times and had to iron the clothing to a good