As Sheffield man breaks record for "bungee dunk," here's 5 other other mad feats linked to the city
Sheffield man Simon Berry has become the city's latest Guinness World Record holder - after bungee jumping 70 metres to dunk a biscuit into a cup of tea.
And he's not the only bonkers record holder from the city.
Here's five other strange Sheffield records you probably don't know about.
VIDEO: Sheffield thrill-seeker breaks record for highest 'bungee dunk'1. PANCAKE TOSSING
The most people tossing pancakes is 890 and was achieved at an event organised by the University of Sheffield on 15 February, 2012. Although over 1,500 signed up for the event online a total of 930 participants attended, unfortunately 40 participants had to be discounted due to either dropping their pancake or not managing to toss their pancake within the allotted time.
2. LARGEST SPACE HOPPER RACE
The largest space hopper race was achieved by 771 participants at an event organised by Yorkshire Cancer Research, Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity and Cavendish Cancer Care at the Don Valley Grass Bowl on 25 July 2010. The event raised £50,000 for the three charities.
3. FASTEST TIME TO ARRANGE A DECK OF SHUFFLED PLAYING CARDS
The fastest time to arrange a deck of shuffled playing cards is 36.16 sec achieved by Zdenek Bradac (Czech Republic) in Sheffield Castle College on 15 May 2008.
4. LARGEST COLLECTION OF SPICE GIRLS MEMORABILIA
The largest collection of Spice Girls memorabilia belongs to Sheffield's Elizabeth West, with 2,066 different items as of April 2011, which she has been collecting since 1998. Elizabeth’s vast collection of Spice Girls memorabilia began in 1998 when she purchased both versions of the single ‘Spice Up Your Life.’ Her collection includes costumes and outfits worn by the Spice Girls.
5. SMALLEST TRADE UNION
The Sheffield Wool Shear Workers Union currently has 9 members. The union was originally called the Sheffield Shear Makers, Grinders, Finishers and Benders Union, but has presumably lost its grinders, finishers and benders.The record was set in September 2011.