India: Daredevils set new record for most layers in bed of nails 'sandwich'

25 October 2019, 12:34 | Updated: 25 October 2019, 13:49

Indian daredevils have broken the Guinness World Record for the most layers in a bed of nails "sandwich".

Nine martial artists stacked up on top of each other, with an ominous-looking board of nails in between each person.

There were understandably a few grimaces from the man at the bottom of the stack, Vispy Kharadi, but the group managed to best the previous record of eight.

The attempt took place in Surat, Gujarat, and also saw Mr Kharadi take the record for most iron bars bent with the neck in one minute.

Mr Kahradi said of the nail feat: "This record is tough because gravity has to be defied, one has to play with gravity, and the weights are very heavy.

"As you might have seen, there is no thin person in our team, only the men lying at the top two positions are thin and the rest of us are heavyweights so the three layers on me are heavier than me."

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