board breaking-world record set by Master Mitch Ellis
12] COLUMBUS,Ohio,US--Senior Master Mitch Ellis, 6th Degree Black
Belt in Taekwondo and owner of Dragon E’s Black Belt Academy, set
the world record by breaking 3362 wood boards in one hour.
Master Ellis currently holds the world records for 100
wood boards broken in 9.7 seconds and 480 boards in 1 minute, all
to raise money for cancer research. (click here
to enlarge photo)
According to the rules,board needs to be at least
9"; Mitch's boards were 1" x 12" x 10".The previous
world record world record was 3,014 wood boards broken by one person
in one hour.
"Breaking for the Record, Breaking for the Cure"
was hold at The Continent located on Busch Blvd, Columbus, Ohio
. All proceeds went to Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer
Research at Ohio State Comprehensive Cancer Center-James Cancer
Hospital and Solove Research Institute.
Mitch Ellis has been involved with the Stefanie Spielman
Fund due to several people, from a sibling to friends, having been
diagnosed with breast cancer. “I have made it my personal mission
to raise funds for awareness and research so as to help better the
chances of saving people’s lives," stated Master
Having been involved with Martial Arts since 1973,
Senior Master Ellis, a 6th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo, has trained
thousands and has promoted several hundred students to the rank
of black belt.
Prior to coming to Columbus in 1998, Master Ellis was
the owner of two schools in Florida with over 200 active students.
About Dragon E's Black Belt Academy: Dragon
E’s Black Belt Academy of Westerville has been in existence
since 1998. Currently there are over 70 students enrolled at the
school. The main focus of the school is to teach the students discipline,
self-control, respect and honor of others.