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Indian man lives for breaking records

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 01:04

A man in India changes his name and dental record for the love of his craft. Julie Noce reports.

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He's got 366 flags of the world tattooed on his body.... and can hold 57 burning candles in his mouth. Meet Guiness Rishi... a 73 year-old Indian man so obsessed with getting himself into the Guiness Book of World's Record's, he's changed his name. But that's not the least of the modifications he's made for his hobby. He can also hold 496 straws in his mouth, and for that.... (SOUNDBITE) (English) HOLDER OF SEVERAL WORLD RECORDS, GUINNESS RISHI, SAYING: "...I needed space, I had to remove every teeth (from my mouth), so that I could put maximum straws in my mouth." His home in Delhi is a shrine to the some twenty odd records he claims to have broken- most flags tattooed on his body-amongst other feats. He rode a scooter for 1,001 hours. He's also consumed an entire bottle of ketchup in less than four minutes, and once, he delivered a pizza from New Delhi to San Francisco. His fervor for world records is not appreciated by everyone, though. His 80 year old wife has said she's definitely against having another baby.

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Indian man lives for breaking records

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 01:04