Tightrope walking - greatest distance in 24 hours
Joey Kelly
15.68 kilometre(s)
Germany ()
Age Restriction: Applications for this record title will only be accepted if the applicant is 16 years of age or over.
The greatest distance walked along a tightrope in 24 hours is 15.68 km (9.74 miles) and was achieved by Joey Kelly (Germany) on the set of RTL Spendenmarathon at MMC studios in Hürth, Germany, on 18-19 November 2010 in celebration of Guinness World Records Day 2010. The wire was 11 m (36 ft 1.07 in) long and hung 11 m (36 ft 1.07 in) above the ground. Former singer and iron man Joey Kelly raised €90,000 (then £76,000, $119,000) for charity. A cheque was handed to Stiftung RTL in support several charity projects helping children in need.