Elizabeth Horne performed this
Guinness World Records as part of the Paul O'Grady show, which was
shown on Channel 4 in the UK in May, 2007.
Elizabeth bent twelve 24" long
(actually 12.39mm) HRS bars in the 1 minute allocated time for the
Guninness World Record.
Ladies use 24" long x 1/2"
bars. Men use 30" long x 5/8" (16mm) HRS bars.
1. Allocated time is 1 minute,
bar not bent fully in the time is not allowed.
2. A bar is bent fully in
Bending' when it attains a 90 degree or more angle. The bars will be
checked at the end.
3. The bar may be bent over the
leg, head, neck, stomach or even in the mouth. The bar cannot be bent
on the floor, or using your feet.
4. You can use gloves or a
for hand protection, and a towel for leg protection. You can strap the
towel to your leg with a knee wrap so that the towel stays in place.
of Speed bending from the Champion of Steel contest.
Men's Record 30" x 5/8" (16mm)
1st) Dave Johnson - 10 bars bent - 10
April 2010 - Stafford, England Video
Mehl - 5 bars bent
- 7 Dec 2009 - Bismark, North Dakota, USA Video
Women's Record 24" x 1/2"
Horne - 12 bars bent
(Guinness World Record) - 22 May 2007 - Paul O'Grady TV show, BBC
Studio, London, England