Wacky new world records

The latest edition of the Guinness World Records Book is out today, and is wackier than ever. A British hoover-collecting man and dog have been added to the book this year, as well as a skate-boarding goat and a back bending contortionist.

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Ozzy the record breaking dog

Ozzy the record breaking dog! Credit: ITV News Anglia

Ozzy, a border collie/kelpie crossbreed, has entered the world famous Guinness Book of Records for achieving the Fastest Crossing of a Tightrope by a Dog.

The four-year-old crossed a 3.5m rope in 18.22 seconds during his record breaking stunt at the Faith Animal Rescue Centre in Norfolk.

Performing another of his tricks! Credit: ITV News Anglia

Ozzy, who lives in Norwich with his owner, 51-year-old carpenter Nick Johnson, who has no formal dog training experience but learned the techniques from the internet.

He said: "Ozzy is most happy when he's working on the tricks that we do and regards it as a game.

"It makes me feel so happy and proud, that Ozzy and I have such a strong friendship and relationship we can work together on tricks and games that get the recognition of Guinness World Records."

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BGT contestant backbend walks into history

Leilani Franco from the Philippines made it into this year's Guinness World Records by performing the world's fastest backbend walk - travelling in a backbend position a distance of 20 metres in a time of 10.05 seconds.

Leilani is most well known for her appearance on last year's Britain's Got Talent.

Leilani Franco did the world's fastest backbend. Credit: PA Wire/ Guinness World Records

A human backbend consists of only the participant's hands and feet on the floor, with the arms extended above the shoulders and head, with the back completely arched.

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Ozzy the dog tightropes way into world records

Ozzy, a border collie/kelpie crossbreed, has entered the world famous tome for achieving the Fastest Crossing of a Tightrope by a Dog.

Ozzy the Border Collie from Norwich performing his record breaking feat. Credit: Press Association

The four-year-old from North Wales, crossed a 3.5m rope in 18.22 seconds during his record breaking stunt at the Faith Animal Rescue Centre in Norfolk.

Ozzy now lives in Norwich with his owner, 51-year-old carpenter Nick Johnson, who has no formal dog training experience but learned the techniques from the internet. Mr Johnson said:

"Ozzy is most happy when he's working on the tricks that we do and regards it as a game.

It makes me feel so happy and proud, that Ozzy and I have such a strong friendship and relationship we can work together on tricks and games that get the recognition of Guinness World Records."

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Brit sweeps into record books with hoover collection

Nottingham man James Brown has made it into the latest edition of the Guinness World Record book for his vaccuum collection.

The 33-year-old owns a whopping 322 models - so many he has opened his own museum.

James Brown, from Hucknall in Nottingham, is included in this year's books due to his vacuum collection.

His interest in the cleaning device started when he was four. When he was eight his parents bought his his first hoover, and ever since then he has been building to his quirky collection.

The models are not used for cleaning as Mr Brown does not enjoy using his prized possessions for their original function. When asked if he would celebrate his achievement by plugging in a few models to suck up some dirt, he said: "I won't be cleaning. I don't enjoy house work."