Rodney Hahn, a 54-year-old personal trainer at the Virginia Beach, Va. club, spent Sunday, September 13 setting the records for most pull-ups in 12 hours (4,310) and 24 hours (6,737), smashing the second mark by more than 900. His feats are in the process of being certified by the Guinness World Records organization.
Rodney Hahn, a 54-year-old who has worked as a physical trainer for 18 years at Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club in Virginia Beach, Va., devoted Sunday, September 13, to a personal “workout” that resulted in his setting two world records that are now in the process of being certified by the Guinness World Records organization.
Hahn spent the day breaking the record for most pull-ups in 12 hours (4,310) and in 24 hours (6,737). His second total broke the previous 24-hour mark by more than 900.
A former Navy servicemember on the USS John F. Kennedy, Hahn received his degree in sports medicine from Old Dominion University, and holds certifications from Titleist Performance Institute and the American College of Sports Medicine.
Local companies including STIHL Inc., Beskin and Associates, Meridian Group, and videographer Todd Copeland lent sponsorship support to Hahn’s record-breaking performances.
When he is not working with private clients at Cavalier G&YC to help them reach their physical-fitness goals, Hahn pursues his own exercise regimen as part of his dream is to become a competitor on American Ninja Warrior in 2016.
Video of Hahn completing the last pull-ups of his record-setting day can be viewed here: