From fearless records like juggling with axes to astonishing records like the most balls juggled whilst upside down, this list has got you covered on juggling world records that will impress and astound you.
1. Most Juggling Tricks In One Minute (Three Balls)
First on our list is the most juggling tricks performed in one minute with three balls.
How many juggling tricks are you capable of doing, and can you do them all in under one minute?
Taylor Glenn can perform 39 in under one minute!
It was on December 16 2018 that she achieved the Guinness World Record of performing the most juggling tricks in one minute with three balls with a total of 39 tricks.
She performed this amazing feat in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA at Skillcon at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.
Do you have the tenacity to beat her record?
2. Most Balls Juggled
Coming in second on our list is the most balls juggled.
For 16 years the record for the most balls juggled had not been broken, that is until Alex Barron, at a mere age of 18, broke the Guinness World Record on April 3 2012.
The impressive teenager performed a “qualifying” juggling run and juggled a total of 11 balls with 23 consecutive catches at the Roehampton Squash Club in London.
Alex managed this impressive triumph by practicing this task for 2 years.
During the Easter holidays while on the squash court he had been trying for 4 and a half hours to beat the record and was growing tired, when he finally achieved the feat with his incredible dedication.
3. Most Bowling Balls Juggled
If you thought that juggling with multiple balls was impressive, try juggling bowling balls!
This world record has been achieved by 2 people.
The first is Milan Roskopf who at the Prague juggling marathon, in Prague, Czech Republic juggled 3 bowling balls on 19 November 2011.
On 17 August 2018 this record was achieved again by David Rush who juggled 3 bowling balls at the Western Idaho Fair in Boise, Idaho.
David daringly tried to beat this world juggling record, along with a series of other juggling world records to raise awareness of STEM education at STEM day at the Western Idaho Fair.
This effort has earned him multiple Guinness World Record titles in the juggling category
4. Longest Duration Juggling 3 Objects
What’s the longest amount of time that you can juggle 3 objects?
On 22 July 2009, David Slick juggled 3 balls for a shocking yet awe-inspiring total of 12 hours and 5 minutes!
He achieved this at North Richland Hills Public Library, Texas, USA.
While attempting this record he passed time by listening to music on his MP3 player and alternated between juggling standing up and sitting down. For the majority of the 12 hours and 5 minutes however he was standing.
5. Most Balls Juggled Whilst Suspended Upside Down
Juggling while standing straight up sounds difficult enough, but imagine being able to juggle upside down.
Circus aerial performer, Zane Jarvie achieved this gravity defying juggling world record in Australia, Perth on 3 February 2018.
Zane juggled a total of 5 balls while suspended upside down.
6. Longest Duration Juggling Three Objects Underwater (SCUBA)
Have you ever tried juggling underwater and succeeded?
Markus Just can.
At a whopping length of 1 hour and 40 minutes Markus Just juggled 3 balls underwater at the Freizeit Messe Nuremberg in Nuremberg, Germany, on 03 March 2013.
The next time that you want to test out your juggling capabilities or add some more fun into the mix, why don’t you try juggling underwater too and see if you can beat Markus’ record?
7. Most Juggling Catches While On A Balance Board Blindfolded
Juggling while blindfolded already adds a lot of difficulty to the task, but juggling while simultaneously on a balance board as well is doubly impressive.
On 10 August 2019 Simon West aka Jack Flash achieved this extraordinary juggling world record.
At the European Juggling Convention 2019 he managed 74 juggling catches while blindfolded and on a balance board in Newark, Lincolnshire, UK.
He was able to juggle for a total of 26.88 seconds before he achieved this juggling world record.
8. Most Juggling Catches In One Minute (Three Balls)
At spot 8 of our juggling world record list is none other than David Rush again, who holds multiple Guinness World Records titles in the juggling category.
Do you think you can achieve as many world juggling records as him?
On 13 December 2019 David Rush pulled off an astounding 586 juggling catches with 3 balls in one minute.
9. Most Consecutive Backcross Juggling Catches (Three Objects)
One of the more difficult tricks to master, the most consecutive backcross juggling catches with three objects was achieved by Luca Pferdmenges in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 5 February 2021.
At a total of 1,249 Luca was able to perform this impressive record for 9 whole minutes before dropping an object.
10. Most Juggling Catches On A Unicycle While Blindfolded
Coming in on our list again is David Rush!
Imagine being able to both ride a unicycle and juggle at the same time while blindfolded. That takes some serious coordination skills, practice and an abundance of concentration.
On 17 November 2020 David Rush was able to catch 463 times while juggling blindfolded on his unicycle in Boise, Idaho, USA.
He attempted this remarkable record in celebration of Guinness World Records Day 2020.
Guinness World Records Day is a yearly event where people globally participate to put their skills to the test and see what they can achieve in hopes of becoming a record breaker.
Do you have what it takes for the upcoming Guinness World Records Day?
11. Most Chainsaw Juggling Catches On A Unicycle
Definitely not for the faint hearted, have you ever tried juggling a chainsaw and do you think you could do it while on a unicycle?
While performing this venturesome record Chayne Hultgren aka The Space Cowboy juggled with a chainsaw and two balls and managed to catch the chainsaw 10 times.
This monster of a feat was achieved by Chayne on 29 July 2015 at the Green Top Circus in Sheffield, UK.
12. Most Consecutive Juggling Catches With A Chainsaw And Two Balls
Chayne is not the only juggler who can juggle with a chainsaw and two balls.
On 28 December 2020 in Bible Hill, Nova Scotia, Canada, Ian Stewart achieved an exceptional total of 1,185 consecutive juggling catches with a chainsaw and two balls!
Ian has achieved this jaw dropping record twice before and decided that getting this record back during COVID restrictions was a wonderful opportunity.
13. Most Samurai Swords Juggled
Staying in the vein of courageous juggling tricks, have you ever tried juggling samurai swords?
On 3 November 2017 at Art Factory, in Paterson, New Jersey, USA, Josh Horton was able to juggle 4 samurai swords.
His bold attempt was part of a series called, “Chronicles of a Record Breaker,” by the sports entertainment network Whistle Sports.
14. Most Consecutive Axe Juggling Catches
On 12 August 2020 in American Fork, Utah, USA, Benjamin Snow achieved the world juggling record of the most consecutive axe juggling catches at a staggering total of 937.
From a young age Benjamin loved juggling and constantly came up with new ideas for routines using props such as knives, bowling balls and drumsticks. Being a fan of Guinness World Records, he wondered which juggling world records were within his reach and after looking at the list he knew instantly that he wanted to attempt this record and felt exhilarated by the risk element of juggling axes.
Despite being worried about the physical endurance aspect of attaining the record, after a few months into practicing with axes, it became apparent to him that he could beat the previous record holder’s number.
Although training was arduous to begin with, over time Benjamin was able to achieve this incredible feat.
15. Most Flaming Torches Juggled
In 1989 in the USA, Anthony Gatto achieved the juggling world record of juggling 7 flaming torches and no one has broken his ballsy record since.
Have you achieved a world record in juggling, or is there a particular one that you want to achieve yourself?