Friday, February 24, 2017

Breaking objects with various parts of your body is one of the most famous feats in the world of martial arts, whether it’s smashing slabs of concrete or ice, iron bars or plants of wood.

In this edition of ‘Guinness World Records OMG!’ host Oli White travels to Hamburg, Germany to meet up with a martial arts master known as ‘Hammer Hands’ to experience his breaking power first hand.

A black belt in Taekwondo, Muhamed Kahrimanovic holds multiple Guinness World Records for smashing various objects with his bare hands.

The following records he currently holds include:

  • The most amount of coconuts broken with his bare hands within one minute which currently stands at 118.
  • The most amount of baseball bats broken with his bare hands in one minute which currently stands at 55.
  • The most amount of glass bottles broken in one minute which currently stands at 66.

When asked by Oli if his hands hurt at all from this strenuous feat Muhamad simply replies

“At the beginning it was a bit hard, but not anymore.”

In addition to breaking bats, coconuts and bottles Muhamed also demonstrates smashing rocks with his bare hands as well as get into a coconut breaking contest against a hammer.

Check out his handy work below.

Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 1998 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous U.S. editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records and national records, both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world. The book itself holds a world record, as the best-selling copyrighted book of all time. As of the 2016 edition, it is now in its 62nd year of publication. The international franchise has extended beyond print to include television series and museums. [Source: Wiki] 

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