Longest stretched skating: Nishant Singh sets world record (VIDEO)
BELGAUM, India -- Nishant Singh, 9, of Belgaum Roller Skating Academy and student at
K.L.E. International School, Belgaum, India, has successfully completed 2 km stretch skating in 48 min 35 sec at KLE's Society Skating rink; he stretched his legs to 180 degrees and covered the distance of 2 km without any halt with his stretched legs by pushing himself with his hands, setting the world record for the Longest stretched skating,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: Nine-year-old Nishant Singh accomplishing a rare feat of 2-km stretch-skating in Belgaum, India.
The Guinness world record for the largest parade of inline skaters consisted of 1,188 participants who skated for 20.4 km (12.68 miles) on the streets of Paris in an event organised by Rollers & Coquillages (France) in Paris, France.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest simultaneous stretch in one location; it was set by the citizens of Sydney (Australia) and involved 20,534 participants in Sydney, Australia.
Master Nishant is a student of KLE International School, Belgaum and joined the Belgaum roller skating academy 5 years ago.
He is training under the watchful guidance of Suryakant Hindalgekar, Shashidhar Pol, Vishal Vesane and practicing at Rotary Corporation Sports Academy and KLE Society's Skating Rink, Belgaum.
Nishant performed on a 2-km stretch as a tribute to the martyrs. After his accomplishment he has offered flowers to Shahid Jawans and dedicated his attempt to them.
He pushed himself on roller skates, stretching his legs to 180 degrees and covered the distance with his hand in 48 min 35 sec.