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Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Nigerian dancer attempting to break a world record fails after 63-hours

Nigerian dancer, Jason who was attempting to break a world record for “Longest Dance Marathon by an Individual” from August 20 to 28, 2017 at the Circle Mall in Lekki, Lagos has pulled out of his Guinness world record attempt due to unforeseen circumstances after 63-hours and 15-minutes.

Jason was attempting to break India’s Kalamandalam Hemaletha 2010 record after her Mohiniyattam dance session that lasted 123 hours and 15 minutes. She achieved the record at the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi in India from 20 to 26 September 2010.

A statement from his team reads, 'we are deeply sorry for the late post on updates #JasonGWR We announce the stop to the attempt of longest dance marathon by an individual (after 63 hrs 15mins) due to unforeseen circumstance. To all of our sponsors and supporters, we really appreciate the indulgence.”

In another post Jason himself wrote, 'Hellooooo everyone, I am so happy and sincerely grateful,the love was unbelievable. I did this for passion and to inspire someone to push beyond despite fear or doubt ,give a shot. Life is beautiful and it's an honor to have shared such a wonderful experience with you all. Just want to say a big thank you to all my partners for the love and support,my team and to everyone . Will attempt it again.I love you so much . I am very much healthy and resting. Thank you so much'.
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