FROM DOG WALKERS TO FAST TALKERS, WE’RE BEST IN WORLD
months without being on the winning team. That run finally ended when Sunderland beat Crystal Palace 4–0 in February 2017. The winless streak does not include substitute appearances. feet 7 inches). That record lasted for about 20 minutes. His second jump of 18.29 m made him the first to jump 60 feet.
Robert Stewart with his recordbreaking 2000AD collection
Ian Purvis holds record for eating the most sweetcorn in three minutes
11 World Triple Jump Record.
In the 1995 World Championships, Jonathan Edwards broke the world record twice in the same meeting. On his first jump, he became the first man to legally pass the 18-metre barrier with a jump of 18.16 m (59 12 The youngest person to circumnavigate the world solo by motorcycle
Kane Avellano, 24, from South Shields, was officially confirmed as the holder of this title last month.
The 28,000-mile (45,000km) trip took Mr Avellano and his Triumph Bonneville just under eight months.
Kane Avellano, above, who beat the world record as the youngest person to circumnavigate the world by motorcycle. Our region also has the record for the longest platform-to-platform bicycle jump Sunderland’s Jack Rodwell holds a world record, but probably wishes he didn’t