The best Guinness World Records in skateboarding history

January 25, 2021 | Skateboarding
Guinness World Records: there are many skateboard-related stunts listed in the famous book | Photo: Rob Dyrdek

If there's one sport that is the perfect fit for the Guinness World Records, it's skateboarding.

There are many amazing things you can on a skateboard, including hurting yourself trying to get your name listed on the famous book.

But why not give it a go? If you're good at something particularly significant and unique, you can always apply and see if your stunt is worth the certificate.

Here are some of the most "officially amazing" stunts ever performed riding a skateboard.

The Largest Skateboard

On February 25, 2009, Rob Dyrdek (USA) and Joe Ciaglia (USA) unveiled the largest skateboard in the sport's history.

The board measured 37 feet and 7 inches (11.14 meters) long, 8 feet and 8 inches (2.63 meters) wide, and 3 feet and 7.5 inches (1.1 meters) high.

The giant skateboard is 12.5 times the size of a regular board.

The Most Consecutive Ollies

On October 14, 2018, Nicholas Drachman (USA) landed 302 consecutive ollies in Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

The Longest Ramp Jump

On August 8, 2004, Danny Way (USA) performed a 79-foot (24 meters) jump at the Mega Ramp built in Los Angeles, California, USA, for the X Games.

The Longest Boardslide

On September 17, 2007, Rob Dyrdek (USA) executed the longest boardslide in Los Angeles, California.

The skateboarder was able to slide his board for 100 feet and 5.75 inches (30.62 meters).

The Highest Ollie

On February 15, 2011, Aldrin Garcia (USA) pulled off a 45 inches (114.3 centimeters) high ollie at the Maloof High Ollie Challenge in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

The Longest Stationary Manual

Brandon Gonzalez: he was able to perform a stationary manual for 2 hours, 55 minutes, and 22 seconds | Photo: GWR

On February 17, 2017, Brandon Gonzalez (USA) was able to perform a stationary manual that lasted for 2 hours, 55 minutes, and 22 seconds in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

The Highest Altitude Skateboarding Session

On June 29, 2019, Sam Newstead (AUS) and Julian O'Shea (AUS) had a skateboarding session at the Sairecabur Volcano in the Atacama Desert, Chile.

The duo rode their boards at an altitude of 18,700.79 feet (5,700 meters) using skateboards equipped with large off-road wheels.

The Most Consecutive Kickflips

On November 30, 2008, Zach Kral (USA) landed 1,546 consecutive kickflips at 4 Seasons Skate Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The Highest Wallride

On August 25, 2005, Brad Edwards (USA) and Aaron Murray (USA) rode a wall at 7 feet and 6 inches (2.29 meters) high in Hollywood, California, USA.

The First 900

On June 27, 1999, Tony Hawk (USA) completed and landed two and a half aerial rotations at the X Games in San Francisco, California, USA.

The Largest Skateboarders Parade

Manila, Philippines: the world's largest skateboard parade | Photo: DC Shoes

On June 21, 2017, 1,108 skateboarders participated in the largest parade in the history of the sport in Manila, Philippines.

The event took place on Go Skateboarding Day, the official skateboarding holiday held every year on June 21.

The Longest Coping Grind

On July 20, 2005, Micky Iglesias (SWI) performed a 22.4-foot long (6.83 meters) coping grind on a ramp installed in Port Medoc, France.

The Largest Skateboarding Lesson

On June 21, 2012, Pierre-André Senizergues and Nick Gates taught a skateboarding lesson to 311 beginner skaters at the Etnies Skatepark in Lake Forest, California.

The Highest Air On a Halfpipe

On July 6, 2005, Jocke Olsson (SWE) flew 7 feet and 8 inches (2.35 meters) up in the air at a halfpipe ramp installed in Argeles-Gazost, France.

On July 27, 2005, Terence Bougdour equaled Olsson's record at La Tranche Sur Mer, France.

The Fastest Downhill Speed

Peter Connolly: riding a longboard skateboard at 91.17 miles per hour | Photo: GWR

On September 16, 2017, Peter Connolly (UK) rode his longboard skateboard at 91.17 miles per hour (146.73 kilometers per hour) at Les Éboulements in Quebec, Canada.

The Most Skateboard Ollies in 60 Seconds

On August 25, 2018, Adam Żaczek (POL) performed 86 ollies in one minute in Andrespol, Łódzkie Wschodnie, Poland.

The Fastest Speed on a Towed Skateboard

On August 24, 2012, Steffen Eliassen (NOR) was towed at 150 miles per hour (93.2 kilometers per hour) at Rudskogen Motorpark, Norway.

The First 1080

On March 26, 2012, Tom Schaar (USA) landed the world's first 1080 air at the Mega Ramp built at Woodward West, Tehachapi, California.

The Highest Drop-In on a Quarterpipe

On September 21, 2013, Adil Dyani (NOR) dove into a quarterpipe installed at a military base in Mågerø, Tjome, Norway. The drop was measured at 30 feet, 81 inches (9.39 meters).

The First 1080 on a Vertical Ramp

On May 1, 2020, Gui Khury (BRA/USA) landed three full aerial spins on a vert ramp.

At the age of 11, the skateboarder completed the 1080 in an indoor skatepark installed at his home in Curitiba, Brazil.

The Most Heelflips in 60 Seconds

On September 17, 2007, Rob Dyrdek (USA) pulled off 15 heelflips in one minute in Los Angeles, California.

On May 17, 2015, Rupert Dodkins (UK) equaled Dyrdek's record after three tries in Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.

The Farthest Distance Travelled in 24 Hours

On January 8, 2014, Andrew Andras (USA) rode his skateboard for 261.8 miles (431.32 kilometers) at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida, USA.

The Fastest Speed on an Electric Skateboard

On October 27, 2015, Mischo Erban (CAN/CZ) rode an electric skateboard at 59.55 miles per hour (95.83 kilometers per hour) at Portorož airport in Piran, Slovenia.

The Longest Journey

Robert Thomson: he rode a skateboard for 7,555 miles | Photo: GWR

On June 24, 2007, Robert Thomson (NZ) kicked off a 7,555-mile (12,159 kilometers) skateboard journey in Leysin, Switzerland.

The trip was concluded on September 28, 2008, in Shanghai, China.

The Highest Air on a Quarterpipe

On July 18, 2015, Danny Way (USA) locked in a 25 feet and 6 inches (7.77 meters) high air in a quarterpipe installed in Alpine, California, USA.

The Most Pop Shove-Its in 30 Seconds

On September 5, 2013, Gabriel Pena (USA) landed 33 pop shove-its in half a minute in Houston, Texas, USA.

The Highest Hippie Jump

On July 14, 2013, Steffen Köster (GER) landed a 59.17 inches (150.3 centimeters) high hippie jump in Frankfurt, Germany.

The Youngest X Games Athlete

On July 31, 2019, Gui Khury (BRA/USA) competed in X Games' Skateboard Vert division in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, at 10 years and 225 days old.

The Most People Riding a Skateboard

On August 21, 2008, 22 sidewalk surfers stood on a single, custom-made skateboard in Los Angeles, California.

The moment was captured and included in Weezer's "Troublemaker" music video.

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