Get your stopwatch, measuring stick and scale ready! TODAY is ready to break records.
Starting April 7, TODAY will set out to break six Guinness World Records, from highest trampoline bounce to most heads shaved in one hour, during our Spring Breakers TODAY series. Come down to Rockefeller Plaza all week long to witness history in the making!
Here's the full schedule:
Monday, April 7 – “Heaviest Vehicle Pulled in High Heels” and “Most Double-Dutch Skips by a Dog in One Minute”
Lia Grimanis will attempt to set the world record for the “Heaviest Vehicle Pulled in High Heels” by pulling a truck weighing over 10,000 pounds a distance of 16.4 feet across Rockefeller Plaza.
Two-year-old Border Collie and Kelpie cross, Geronimo, and her owner Samantha Valle will attempt to break the record for “Most Double-Dutch Skips by a Dog in One Minute.”
Tuesday, April 8 – “Highest Team Trampoline Bounce”
Trampoline team Sean, Eric and T.J. Kennedy will set out to break their own record, set in July 2013.
Wednesday, April 9 – “Most Heads Shaved In One Hour”
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a charity committed to funding research to fight childhood cancers, will send a barber to the plaza to attempt to break the record of “Most Heads Shaved in One Hour.”
Thursday, April 10 – “Largest Exercise Ball Class”
Celebrity fitness guru Michelle Bridges will hold a 30-minute workout class on the plaza with more than 350 participants.
Friday, April 11 – “Longest Cartoon Strip”
The TODAY anchors will help cartoonist Lincoln Peirce, the creator behind the popular comic strip “Big Nate,” lay down a 3,944 foot long cartoon strip through Rockefeller Center.