Nailed it! Indian martial artists set bizarre new record as they stack up in a nine-person bed of nails ‘sandwich’
- Vispy Kharadi and his team lie with four to six inches of nails for world record
- They layer on top of eachother for ‘nail sandwich’ in Surat, Gujarat, in India
- Successfully completed Guinness World Record between them on October 23
- Vispy also took home record for most iron bars bent with the neck in one minute
A group of Indian daredevils have broken the record for the highest number of layers in a ‘nail sandwich’.
In the bizarre clip, Vispy Kharadi is seen lying down while men in white t-shirts take it in turns to assemble the structure on top of him in Surat, Gujarat in India.
The subject stares up to the ceiling as though he is trying to hold his concentration and withstand the heavy weight.
Vispy Kharadi and eight martial artists broke the record for the highest number of layers in a ‘nail sandwich’ on October 23
Moments later, five layers of sharp nails and men are seen leaning back on to the man, each holding their own trays comprising of four to six inches facing upwards.
Six men carry walk up the makeshift stage and lower another man on top of the human tower, on October 23.
One of the men clutches onto his bed of nails and grunts through gritted teeth as he tries to manage the last few minutes of holding the structure
Dressed in matching attire, they lie patiently for the four to six inches of layers to be placed on them
A group of men lift participant’s, walk up to the makeshift stage and then lower them on to the structure
The camera scans upwards and the group of nine, who appear to be from the Spaartan Fitness and Martial Arts group, seem unphased as they clutch their trays of nails initially.
Suspenseful music fills the room of clapping spectators and builds tension as the thrill-seekers edge closer towards the title of achieving a Guinness World Record.
A man, dressed in a karate-style outfit stands next to the soaring structure and begins a count down to see if they can keep their balance.
Moments later, one of the participant’s shows a face of pure agony and shuts his eyes. His face is sweating while other’s lean next to him and offer words of encouragement.
One of the first martial artists who climb aboard the nail sandwich is captured staring up to the ceiling as though he is trying to hold his concentration to get through the challenge
The group stripped down to their trousers as they screeched with cheer while holding their Guinness World Record Certificate, on Wednesday
A pair of the contender’s embrace eachother after successfully completing the challenge, earlier this week
Another man’s face turns a brighter shade of pink and he waves a thumbs up at the man who appeared to be leading the session.
He tries to hide his pain and makes a few grunts through his gritted teeth.
They hold the completed formation for a minimum of one minute once the top weight was placed on the last person.
Seconds later, the group who lowered the men, unravel the structure and lift them off one another.
As the final participants is lifted to his feet, the room erupts into cheering and clapping.
They whistle and wave their arms in to the air before getting a group picture with the their Guinness World Record certificate.
Mr Kharadi also took the record for most iron bars bent with the neck in one minute.
His team previously beat the record of eight, set by themselves, last year and won the World Record for five layers in 2011.