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Arizona man does 30 pull-ups in one minute with a 60-pound pack

Former All American Wrestling Champion Anthony Robles broke a Guinness World Record in Mesa, Ariz., when he completed 30 pull-ups in one minute while wearing a 60-pound pack. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
Former All American Wrestling Champion Anthony Robles broke a Guinness World Record in Mesa, Ariz., when he completed 30 pull-ups in one minute while wearing a 60-pound pack. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI | License Photo

Feb. 4 (UPI) -- An Arizona athlete broke a Guinness World Record by completing 30 pull-ups in one minute while wearing a 60-pound pack.

Anthony Robles, a wrestler whose past accomplishments include being named the 2011 NCAA Champion in the 125-pound weight class, attempted the record Jan. 29 at Mesa High School and Guinness announced Wednesday that he successfully captured the record.

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Robles, who was born with only one leg, completed 30 pull-ups in one minute while wearing the 60-pound pack, breaking the previous record of 27 pull-ups, which was set by Artem Sirobaba in August 2020.

"As an Arizona native, it was a proud moment to be able to break a Guinness World Records title where my wrestling journey began," Robles said.

"I have encountered my share of obstacles throughout my life, but my mom has always instilled in me that I was unstoppable. I've carried that mantra with me in wrestling, work, and life and that's what inspires me to tackle goals like this Guinness World Records title."

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