The Guinness World Record channel on YouTube just posted this “classic” clip, of 4-time World YoYo Champion Hiroyuki Suzuki setting the
original Guinness World Record for knocking coins off people’s ears with a yoyo. Nice to see a clip like this archived for posterity!
The first record was set by John & Rebecca Higby in Spain on the Guiness World Record show. This clip shows Hiroyuki beating that time. Then in 2013, John Higby set a new record with TWO yoyos, live on television in Beijing. (Thanks to John Higby for the clarification!)
John Higby says
Rebecca and I actually set the first record for the coin trick in Spain on the Guinness Show with 1:50 seconds. Hiroyuki beat that time and then the 2 handed version is a different record.
Steve Brown says
AH! Thanks for the clarification, John! I knew I should have just called you before I posted! I’ll update the article…thanks! 🙂
The looks of relief on these guys’s faces is the best part.
Please tell me that they also had plaques for the 15 guys that were brave enough to let him try that.