One sport that’s perfect for Guinness World Records, is skateboarding.
There are many amazing things you can do on a skateboard, including hurting yourself by trying to get your name in the record book.
But why not give it a try? If you are dealing with something particularly important and unique, you can always apply and see if the stunt is worth your certificate.
Here are some of the most “officially amazing” stunts ever performed on a skateboard.
The biggest skateboard
On February 25, 2009, Rob Dyrdek (USA) and Joe Ciaglia (USA) unveiled the largest skateboard in the history of the sport.
The board was 11 feet and 7 inches long, 8 feet and 8 inches wide, and 3 feet and 7.5 inches high.
The giant skateboard is 12 1/2 times larger than a regular board.
The most consistent Ollie
On October 14, 2018, Nicholas Drachman landed 302 consecutive Ollies in Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
The longest jump on a ramp
On August 8, 2004, Danny Way (USA) made a 79-foot jump at the Mega Ramp, built in Los Angeles, California, USA, for the X Games.
The longest slide
On September 17, 2007, Rob Dirdeck (USA) completed the longest slide in Los Angeles, California.
The skateboarder managed to slide his board for 100 feet and 5.75 inches.
The tallest Ollie
On February 15, 2011, Aldrin Garcia (USA) withdrew 45-inch (114.3 centimeters) ollie in the Maloof High Ollie Challenge in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The longest stationary manual
On February 17, 2017, Brandon Gonzalez (USA) managed to perform a still lead that lasted 2 hours, 55 minutes and 22 seconds in Costa Mesa, California, USA.
The most consistent blows
On November 30, 2008, Zack King (USA) landed 1,546 consecutive hits at 4 Seasons Skate Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The highest Wallride
On August 25, 2005, Brad Edwards (USA) and Aaron Murray (USA) rode a 7-foot, 6-inch (2.29-meter) high wall in Hollywood, California, USA.
The first 900
On June 27, 1999, Tony Hawk (USA) completed and landed two and a half air rotations at the X Games in San Francisco, California, USA.
The biggest parade of skateboarders
On June 21, 2017, 1,108 skateboarders took part in the largest parade in the history of the sport in Manila, Philippines.
The event took place on Go on a skateboard day, the official holiday of skateboarding, which is held every year on June 21.
The longest Coping Grind
On July 20, 2005, Mickey Iglesias (SWI) performed a 6.43 meter long grinder on a ramp installed in Port Medoc, France.
The biggest skateboard lesson
On June 21, 2012, Pierre-Andre Seniserges and Nick Gates gave a skateboard lesson to 311 beginner skaters at the Etnies Skate Park in Lake Forest, California.
The highest air of the halfpipe
On July 6, 2005, Joke Olson (SWE) took to the air 7 feet and 8 inches (2.35 meters) on a half-pipe ramp installed in Argeles-Gasot, France.
On July 27, 2005, Terence Bugdur equaled Olson’s record at La Tranche Sur Mer, France.
Fastest speed down
On September 16, 2017, Peter Connelly (United Kingdom) rides his longboard skateboard at 91.17 miles per hour (146.73 kilometers per hour) at Les Éboulements in Quebec, Canada.
Most skateboard ollie in 60 seconds
On August 25, 2018, Adam Čaček (POL) completed 86 ollies in one minute in Andrespol, Łód (Entrance, Poland.
The fastest speed of a towed skateboard
On August 24, 2012, Steffen Eliassen (NOR) was towed at 150 miles per hour (93.2 kilometers per hour) at Rudskogen Motor Park, Norway.
The first 1080
On March 26, 2012, Tom Shaar (USA) landed the world’s first 1,080 air at the Mega Ramp, built in Woodward West, Tehachapi, California.
The highest entry in the Quarterpipe
On September 21, 2013, Adil Diani (NOR) dived into an apartment located at a military base in Magero, Tjome, Norway. The drop was measured at 30 feet, 81 inches (9.39 meters).
The first 1080 on a vertical ramp
On May 1, 2020, Gui Khury (BRA / USA) landed three full aerial rotations on a vert ramp.
At the age of 11, the skateboarder completed 1080 in an indoor skate park installed at his home in Curitiba, Brazil.
Most heel flips in 60 seconds
On September 17, 2007, Rob Dirdeck (USA) pulled out 15 heel flips in one minute in Los Angeles, California.
On May 17, 2015, Rupert Dodkins (UK) equaled Dyrdek’s record after three attempts in Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.
The farthest distance traveled in 24 hours
On January 8, 2014, Andrew Andras (USA) skated 261.8 miles (431.32 kilometers) at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida, USA.
The fastest speed on an electric skateboard
On October 27, 2015, Misho Erban (CAN / CZ) rides an electric skateboard at a speed of 59.55 miles per hour (95.83 kilometers per hour) at the airport in Portoroz in Piran, Slovenia.
The longest journey
On June 24, 2007, Robert Thomson (New York) embarked on a 7,555-mile (12,159 km) skateboard trip from Leysin, Switzerland.
The trip ended on September 28, 2008 in Shanghai, China.
The highest air on a Quarterpipe
On July 18, 2015, Danny Way (USA) locked air with a height of 7 feet and 6 inches (7.77 meters) in a quarter pipe installed in Alpine, California, USA.
The highest hippie jump
On July 14, 2013, Stephen Koester (GER) landed a 59.17-inch (150.3-centimeter) high hippie jump in Frankfurt, Germany.
The youngest athlete at X Games
On July 31, 2019, Gui Khury (BRA / USA) competed in the Skateboard Vert Division of the X Games in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, at the age of 10 years and 225 days.
Most people skateboard
On August 21, 2008, 22 sidewalk surfers boarded a custom skateboard in Los Angeles, California.
The moment was captured and included in Weezer’s music video “Troublemaker”.