Canadian Greg Kolodziejzyk set a new world record by pedalling his human-powered boat 151.3 miles (241.8km) in 24 hours on
A 3.6-mile circular course was marked with buoys and surveyed on
Kolodziejzyk, from Calgary, Alberta, received food and water from his support crew by a special telescopic rod so that he could keep pedalling.
At exactly 9:30 am on Tuesday, Kolodziejzyk had finished 42 complete laps plus one partial lap, beating the old record of 150.25 miles (241.8km) set by kayaker Carter Johnson in 2006 in
Official observers from the International Human Powered Vehicle Association were stationed at key points along the course to verify that Kolodziejzyk stayed to the outside of the markers and travelled the full distance measured.
The record is unofficial until it is ratified by the IHPVA and Guinness World Records.