Man sets record by slicing watermelons on stomach

By Ben Hooper
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July 18 (UPI) -- A New York man known for setting more than 600 world records added another to his tally by slicing 26 watermelons with a sword on his stomach.

Ashirta Furman set the new Guinness World Record on Tuesday by placing watermelons on his stomach and slicing them in half with a sword.


Furman managed to cut through 26 melons in one minute, earning the new record.

Furman has set more than 600 Guinness World Records, including more than 200 that still stand.

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