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Swedish skier rail grinds for more than 500 feet to break world record

June 13 (UPI) -- An Olympic skier broke a Guinness World Record in Sweden when he completed a 506-foot, 10.3-inch rail grind on skis.

Guinness World Records said Jesper Tjader strapped on his skis at the Skistar Resort in Are and hopped up onto the rail while traveling downhill.

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Tjader jumped back down to the snow after grinding the rail for 506 feet and 10.3 inches, Guinness said.

Tjader is a freestyle skier who competed on the Swedish team in the 2014, 2018 and 2022 Winter Olympics.

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