And the new world record is!
Our guy`s made history this morning when they managed to visit 22 US. states in just (under!) 24 hours!
- It is an absolutely wonderful feeling right now! We are tired and weary, but incredibly happy. Actually we might find some extra energy to celebrate as well, Garfors, Pak and Djupvik says.
Having traveled large parts of America for the last 24 hours, the frenetic record journey ended in Illinois.
State 22: illinois.You may be arrested for vagrancy if you do not have at least one dollar bill on… https://t.co/JaMPGA7wYh— Tay-young Pak (@Taysadventures) 21. september 2015
After the trio embarked on the road from Maine yesterday, they managed to visit New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York. Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Alabama, North Carolina, Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky - and finally Illinois
Most of the touring has been done by car with Øystein Djupvik behind the wheel, but the guys also made use of three short commercial planetrips. And it was actually the flights that really caused trouble for the RecordrunUSA-crew.
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- We got a bad flight delay midway on the trip, and this threatened to jeopardize the whole record attempt. Fortunately we had prepared ourselves for such situations, and managed to reorganize so we did not lose too much time. But it was a close call, driver Øystein Djupvik admits.
Tay-young Pak has been responsible for cooking and photo documentation during the frenetic tour. From the backseat of The RecordrunUSA car, he juggled lobster dishes and camcorders. As well as feeding the official web-page www.recordrunusa.com with news
- Good food has been important to keep morale up along the way. We are also obliged to take picture of ourselves in each state for documentations, so I´ve had my hands full, Tay smiles.
Now the fresh world record holders will head back to RecordrunUSAs headquarters in New York City
- In NYC we will meet up with our sponsor comeon.com and celebrate a bit. At least until we fall asleep, Gunnar Garfors laughs.