This Man's Record-Setting Turban Weighs More Than A Child

September 20, 2014 12:55 AM

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This Man's Record-Setting Turban Weighs More Than A Child

A neck is a narrow thing but that does not stop Avtar Singh Mauni from loading 100 pounds of turban onto his. A Sikh, in the city of Patiala, in the Indian state of Punjab, Mauni looks to have broken the current world record for turban size. Eyes (downturned from head-weight) on the prize!

Unwrapped, Mauni's turban measures about 645 meters (2115 feet), “the same length,” points out one turbanmetrician, “as 13 Olympic-sized swimming pools.” The current Guinness record holder is, frankly, not close. That’s the legendary Major Singh, whose pride and joy unwinds to 400 m -- or a mere nin...

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