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NZ Smashes Guinness World Records

Sundays at 7pm

Jeffery Chandy

Record attempt: The fastest time to break 16 concrete blocks on the body

Record previously held by:
 Frederick Burton, UK, 9.77 seconds

Record smashed: Jeffery smashed the previous world record with his time of 9.32 seconds. Congratulations Jeffery!


For Jeffery Chandy, an attempt at a Guinness World Record is a dream come true. It has been a life long ambition for this Auckland Karate instructor to make the Guinness World Records book, and now he is attempting two potentially dangerous records in his quest for Guinness World Record domination.

Jeffery has been practising karate for 40 years, and is a black belt in both karate and tae kwon do. Originally from India, Jeffery travels to Asia to referee and judge martial arts competitions.

He lives by his karate club motto "nothing is impossible," and will need all the willpower he can muster to attempt two seemingly impossible Guinness World Records - attempting to break the most toilet lids broken by the head in under a minute, and the fastest time to break 16 concrete blocks on the body.