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Did you know that an American Randy Barnes holds the record for longest men's shot put?

On May 20, 1990, he achieved a distance of 23.12 m (75 ft 10.25 in), in Los Angeles, California, USA!

While I keep practicing to do as well as that, check out some other amazing sporting world records.

  Highest NBA Career Average    

The highest N.B.A career average for players exceeding 10,000 points is 31.5, by Michael Jordan, who scored 29,277 points in 930 games for the Chicago Bulls between 1984 and 1998.


  Most Penalties Missed By One Soccer Player

Martín Palermo of Argentina, missed three penalties during his team’s defeat by Colombia, in the 1999 Copa América in Paraguay. His first shot hit the crossbar, the second landed in the stands, and the third was saved.


  Highest Home Runs

George Herman "Babe" Ruth hit 714 home runs from 8,399 times at-bat – a record rate of 8.5%.


  Fastest Speed On A Skateboard    

Gary Hardwick of Carlsbad, California, USA, set a skateboard speed record (maintaining a standing position) of 100.66 km/h (62.55 mph) at Fountain Hills, Arizona, USA, on September 26, 1998.