Marine Corps Times
By Oriana Pawlyk, Staff writer
November 20, 2015
A Marine veteran has beat the record for the number of pullups completed in a day, earning a spot in the annual Guinness Book of World Records book.
Veteran Sgt. Guy Seaman, who goes by the name Guy Valentino, decided to spend Veterans Day besting a sailor's pullup record.Veteran Marine Sgt. Guy Valentino completed more than 5,800 pullups on Nov. 11,beating out a sailor for the new world record.(Photo: Courtesy Guy Valentino)
He had 24 hours to do more than 5,804 pullups in order to beat the record set Sept. 27 by Navy Air Traffic Controller 1st Class (AW) Mike McCastle. And even though he had nearly a decade on McCastle, Valentino blew through the sailor's record, completing 5,862 pullups on Nov. 11.
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