Ear-world record set by Lasha Pataraia
[Oct 29] TBILISI,Georgia--A Georgian man has earned himself
a place in the Book of World Records by pulling a 7734 kilogram (17,015
pound) military helicopter using just his left ear.
Lasha Pataraia set the world record
by pulling a MI8 helicopter 26 metres and 30 centimetres (28.4 yards
and 11.8 inches). The 27-year-old set the record on his third attempt.
"I am very happy and satisfied," Mr Pataraia
Encouraged by a crowd of his family,
friends and supporters, attached a rope to his ear. The other end
of the rope was tied to the front wheel of the helicopter.
Followed by cheering crowd pulled it for about
20 seconds. Pataraia, a 27 year old former wrestling champion in
Georgia set the record on his third try.
The chopper weighed a massive 1215 stones (7734
kilograms). The 27-year-old former Georgian wrestling champion set
the record on his third try.
He added that he hoped to break his own record in the
near future: "I intend to double the weight and pull the helicopter
with two ears. I hope to do that in one year's time."
Ear Lasha Pataraia video
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