In 1997, Vernon Kruger set a new Guinness World record for the longest duration ‘pole sitting in a barrel’. But after no-one surpassed his 67 day record, he set out to beat it himself.
On Monday 20 January 2020, he did. I’ve forgotten why I am up here. I had some good reasons, but I’ve forgotten them since I have been here.
“I have broken my own record now – 22 years ago I broke it, it was a British record, of 54 days. I took it to 67 [days] and this time I’m going to try to push it to about 80.
He said it was “not too lonely” adding that: “This time we have social media so I feel more connected. Speaking to the BBC from his barrel in Dullstroom on Monday, he hasn’t decided yet when he’ll come down.
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