skateboard stationary manual - world record set by Aaron Shirazi
DEL CITY, Okla., USA -- Aaron Shirazi, 18,
of Del City, did a stationary manual on a skateboard (a wheelie
on a skateboard, balancing on one set of wheels, performed
in one spot) for 1 minute 21 seconds - setting the new world
record for the Longest
skateboard stationary manual.
Photo: Aaron Shirazi, 18, setting the
world record for longest stationary wheelie. Photo by Jim
Beckel / The Oklahoman (enlarge
previous Guinness world record for the Longest
skateboard stationary manual was 49.09 seconds, performed
by Rob Dyrdek in 2007 when the pro skateboarder broke 21 skateboard
records during the filming of a TV show.
A stationary manual is basically a wheelie on
a skateboard, you know, balancing on one set of wheels. It’s
performed in one spot, not while the skateboard is rolling,
hence the "stationary.”
Aaron Shirazi is a Del City 18-year-old
who works at a restaurant, is a senior in high school and
plans to be a journalist.
On an earlier attempt, Shirazi held on for
"It’s worth a shot to make it official,”
Shirazi said. "It would be pretty cool to be in the Book of World Recordss.”