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International Back to Back Wool Challenge


Guinness World Record Attempt


Three cameras were used to film the event so you will notice the difference in quality in some places. One camera shows the time, in red, in the corner, which would have been used as evidence had the Guinness record been broken.

0h 00m 00s

First cut made

0h 00m 08s

First person has fleece

0h 00m 40s

Six people spinning

0h 03m 20s

Plying begins

0h 06m 12s

Cast on for front

0h 11m 30s

Cast on for back

0h 21m 09s

Shearing complete

0h 57m 31s

Cast on for first sleeve

1h 26m 37s

Cast on second sleeve

4h 36m 13s

First sleeve finished

4h 49m 49s

Second sleeve finished

5h 22m 09s

Front finished

5h 24m 55s

Back finished

5h 32m 37s


Team Groenwoud keep their title as Champions and set new Netherlands and Mainland Europe records.

The Guinness World Record was not beaten and still stands at 4 hours 51 minutes 14 seconds.