Monday, October 26, 2009
World's Largest Tug-of-War Rope, Kumohji, Naha, Japan
Japanese folks from Kumoji, Naha, upheld their annual tradition of creating the mother of all tug-of-war rope when they put together a 656 foot long rope for the 39th Ryukyu Kingdom Festival Tsunahiki. Weighing 44 tons and measuring 4.5 feet in diameter, this rope had already broken the world record in 1997.
Find out more here: http://www.weirdasianews.com/2009/10/24/japan-creates-worlds-biggest-tugofwar-rope//