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Niskayuna campers fall short in world record attempt

The Schenectady JCC was aiming to set a new Guinness World Record for rolling car tires on Tuesday.
The SJCC's summer camp attempted, but fell short, to set the record for most people consecutively rolling a car tire 100 meters. The current record is 299, set in Australia, in 2011. Here campers and staff set off rolling their tires.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
The Schenectady JCC was aiming to set a new Guinness World Record for rolling car tires on Tuesday. The SJCC's summer camp attempted, but fell short, to set the record for most people consecutively rolling a car tire 100 meters. The current record is 299, set in Australia, in 2011. Here campers and staff set off rolling their tires.
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David Goetz, of Clifton Park, took time off from work Tuesday to watch his son Harrison, 7, try to break a world record, but soon found himself joining the effort. The father and son were joined by more than 300 campers, staff, relatives and friends from the Jewish Community Center looking to set the record for the most people to simultaneously roll a car tire 100 meters. “It was great,” David Goetz said after the ...


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mvphealthcare
July 31, 2013
4:48 p.m.

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Awesome story - great effort and idea by the JCC. We'll get 'em next year!

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