[Video] Indian army's daredevils create Guinness World Record. Here's how

india | Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
Team Asianet Newsable
Highlights
  • 58 Indian Army personnel set a new world record by riding a single motorcycle at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base in Yelahanka, Bengaluru
  • The act was performed for the Guinness Book of World Records, Limca Book of Records and Unique World Records
  • The team prepared for the stunt by consuming only biscuits and 100 ml of water in order to keep their body weights suit the bike

The Indian army makes us proud again. In a display of daredevilry, 58 Indian Army personnel set a new world record by riding a single motorcycle at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base in Yelahanka, Bengaluru.

The 58-member motorcycle team of the Army Service Corps (ASC) christened 'Tornadoes' set another world record by riding a 500cc Royal Enfield motorbike for 1,200 metres at the Yelahanka Air Force Station, read a a Defence Ministry statement.

The act was performed for the Guinness Book of World Records, Limca Book of Records and Unique World Records.

Major Bunny Sharma led the Corps, dressed in Tricolour, on the vanguard as Subedar Rampal Yadav steered the heavy duty bike while other 56 members surrounded the bike on the flanks that were attached to the two-wheeler.

The team prepared for the stunt by consuming only biscuits and 100 ml of water in order to keep their body weights suit the bike and its custom-made frame.

Since the team's debut at the 9th Asian Games in 1982, in Delhi, they have performed in over 1000 shows both within and outside the country.

The ASC team now holds 20 world and national records, including one by 56 men riding a motorbike in 2010. Thereby the team broke its own record with this stunt.

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