Meet Guinness World Record-Breaking Women

Meet Guinness World Record-Breaking Women


Nov 12, 2014

Johanna Quaas is the world's oldest gymnast, competing in an amateur league in Saxony, Germany. She's 87 years old and still somersaults with the best of them. She entered her first competition at age 56 and has since become an 11-time artistic gymnastics champion. Quaas makes it happen by committing herself to an exercise regime that includes a combination of running and yoga. Though Haas does impressively on the floor, she's especially strong on parallel bars, which you can see her doing here:

Other less-traditional record holders range from Christmas tree chopping to collective mural painting. Since today is Guiness World Record Day, we though we should introduce you to a few unique and talented record-breaking women. Click through to see their skills!

Featured photo via Guinness World Records

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