Breaking world records was once a zealous industry in which human achievement was stretched to unfathomable limits. But as the opportunities for shattering history dwindle with every mammoth-sized rubber-band ball and overly pierced rebel, optimistic competitors are forced to peruse another field of play.
Sports, of course.
Insanity and circus-esque creativity continue to flood the record books. Enjoy the three-ring spectacle of madness that is world-record athleticism.