World Records Toronto

5 strange and amazing world records set in Toronto

Toronto currently holds some pretty legendary titles. We're the most liveable city in the world, home to one of the coolest streets and one of the most diverse. But that's not all - we also have some little known Guinness World Records under our belts.

Here are five strange and amazing world records set in Toronto.

1. Youngest club DJ
In 2013 Dextrous One a.k.a Brandon Duke took to the turntables to make his professional debut as a DJ at the Kool Haus. At the time he was just 6 years old.

2. Fastest time to score in an NHL period
In 2014 the Leafs' James van Riemsdyk scored a goal against the Flyers just four second into the second period.

3. Heaviest vehicle pulled in high heels
In 2014 Up With Woman founder Lia Grimanis hauled a 14,520 lbs. truck 5 metres wearing 3 inch heel boots at the Toronto Track and Field Centre.

4. Most people to unwrap a candy at the same time
In 2014 817 people at the CNE opened Kinder chocolate eggs.

5. Fastest half marathon in a superhero costume
In 2014 Stephane Hetherington dresses as Flash and finished a half marathon at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon in 1 hour 17 minutes and 30 seconds.

Photo via Dextrous One Facebook.


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