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Handcranking leads to Swimming World Record

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In the finest of faux sports legends like Sidd Finch, WorldRecordSecret.com has the story of Wolfgang Grünwauld Meureer, the proclaimed “living legend of handcranking” and the first athlete capable of making a perfect Uniform Circular Movement. His skills brought about a golden era in European swimming, the Goldenstaten, and helped break many world records. Here’s Wolfgang in action, notice the swimmer in the middle of the screen literally grab hold of the world record line:

Didn’t see him? Because that’s because legend says he was “digitally wiped out” of the shot. Here’s the original:

You can read more about him at WorldRecordSecret.com. I think George Plimpton would be proud.

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