Participants included student-athletes, coaches
The new world record of 110 successful passes
beat the previous Guinness world record of 92 set in Germany
The world record is for consecutive forearm passes
over the net with a different individual making each pass.
Student-athletes, coaches and parents all participated in
The new world record of 110 was achieved on the
second attempt [the first attempt being halted at 17 with
an errant pass].
Volleyball Club donated $1 for every registered participant
in the attempt to the CLINTON BUSH HAITI FUND to aid the victims
of the recent earthquake in Haiti. When combined with other
donations the fund will receive in more than $500.
MAPL Raleigh is the only convention
center-based tournament in North Carolina involving North
Carolina teams and is the largest indoor sporting event held
in the area.
With 20 high-performance courts under one roof,
MAPL Raleigh features some of the best club volleyball teams
from all along the eastern seaboard.
The previous Guinness world record
for the Most
consecutive volleyball passes the was 92 consecutive
passes over the net with a different individual making each
pass - was set Nov. 25, 2006, by SV Bayer Wuppertal in the
Bayerhall, Wuppertal, Germany.