#97117. Asked by Matthew_07. (Jun 30 08 5:13 AM)
Kevin Schick has now spent 20 years waiting for the payback. Payback in the form of international recognition.
After hitting a table tennis ball for 10 hours, two minutes and 18 seconds non-stop he had already proved he was a patient man. But the 20-year wait to be acknowledged for that effort in that ultimate record reference bible, The Guinness Book of Records, has finally worn thin.
Schick's frustrations began in 1988, when he and playing partner Griffiths took part in a "ping-pong-a-thon" as a fundraiser on Auckland's North Shore.
Watched by an audience Schick says was 200-strong, they continued the same table tennis rally for just over 10 hours.
They then sent evidence of their impressive feat to the Guinness Book of Records publishers for confirmation.
All the words in this quiz begin with "long". Adding another word to the end of long will create an entirely new word. I will give the meaning of the new word and you must indicate what word needs to be added.
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