Filmmaker Brian McGinn tells the remarkable story of multiple Guinness World Record breaker Ashrita Furman

Posted in Film, Short Films, Sport
By Sam Bathe on 18 Nov 2013

Winner of the Vimeo Audience Award at the 2013 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival and Jury Prizes at the 2012 Palm Springs International ShortsFest and the 2013 New Orleans Film Festival, The Record Breaker is a captivating, heart-warming and genuinely touching short about the remarkable Ashrita Furman. Owner of a health foods store by day, Ashrita really lives for his hobby, breaking Guinness World Records. Holding of the most ever Guinness World Records, The Record Breaker follow Ashrita as he trains for his latest record, climbing Machu Picchu on stilts. Directed and edited by Brian McGinn.

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