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Man breaks lawnmower balancing World Record in Carmarthenshire

Ashrita set his first record of 27,000 jumping jacks in 1979 Credit: National Botanic Garden of Wales

Visitors at the National Botanic Garden of Wales were treated to an unusual sight on Monday, when a daredevil from New York set a new World Record for the longest distance walked balancing a lawnmower on his chin!

Ashrita Furman currently holds more than 120 Guinness World Records, including the world record for holding the most world records.

On Monday he broke the record of twenty metres, clocking up a distance of 48.85 metres, all with the lawnmower still running.

You can watch his performance below:

As part of the global family of Botanic Gardens, we see ourselves as playing for Wales on a world stage and Ashrita’s amazing, record-breaking efforts yesterday very much chimes with that ambition.It also helps us make the case that we are the perfect place for a great family day out with plenty for all our visitors – young and old – to do and see all day long.

– Spokesman, National Botanic Garden of Wales