Tag Archive for Guinness World Record

Del Rey Elementary School Sets a New World Record

Yesterday Del Rey Elementary School in Orinda, California, set a new Guiness World Record. With 402 students participating in a five minute hula hoop workout, they smashed the previous record set by 290 students in Hutchinson, Kansas, in November 2012. The event organizer, Eric Menke, said that the event wasn’t just about fitness or hula hooping. He wanted to use…

Houston Hopes To Set New Hula Hoop Record

With Taiwan setting a new hula hoop record last weekend, Easter Seals of Greater Houston is hooping to break that this Sunday at Discovery Green in Houston, Texas. They’re hoping to round up 3,100 hoopers to beat the Guinness World Record for simultaneous Hula Hooping in one location. Elise Hough, chief executive officer of Easter Seals Greater Houston, said, “Guinness…

Taiwan Sets New Hula Hoop Record

2,496 people gathered to hula hoop in Taipei, Taiwan, in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most number of people swinging hula hoops at one time. The record, which counted those who kept their hoops going for a full three minutes, defeated the previous record of 2,290. The record attempt was organized by a local Taiwanese…