Monday, September 10, 2012
Quickest wheelie over 100m: Ian Drummond breaks world record
Dene Terrace, Jarrow, UK -- Stunt rider Ian Drummond, 31, of Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland, who is part of the 3sixty bicycle stunt team and has been a professional rider for more than 10 years, smashed the world record for the quickest wheelie, completing it in just 13.7 seconds at the Monkton Stadium and setting the new world record for the Quickest wheelie over 100 m,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
The Guinness world record for the highest vertical drop on a bicycle onto a target is 3.2 metres (10 ft 5.98 in) and was achieved by Ian Drummond (UK), at the Urban Games & Hip Hop Festival in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most people riding unicycles simultaneously: 1,142 - at an event organized by Andrea Hardy at the Dultplatz in Regensburg, Germany.
Ian, who is part of the 3sixty bicycle stunt team, has been a professional rider for more than 10 years, The Shields Gazette reported.
Ian, of Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland, said: "I chose to come to Monkton Stadium for these attempts because everything is so precise and has to be measured properly, and at an athletic track, a lot of that is already done for you. It's a great local venue, and I wanted to do this here for them as well."
The world record attempt has been organised by Monkton Stadium, with the help of South Tyneside Council.
The world records Ian holds are the highest drop onto a target – a 3.3m drop onto a 4ins target - the longest bunny hop gap at 4.7m, the highest 180 degree spinning bunny hop at 1m and the most consecutive bunny hops at 100m.
Related world records:
Cycling world records
bicycle wheelie: Aaron Stannage
bicycle wheelie: Jake Drummond
bicycle ride: Nik Wallenda
Bicycle Ramp Jump: Timo Pritzel and Joscha Forstreuter
and longest bike-ride: Nick Wallenda
Monday, September 10, 2012 10:54 AM