Here's One Thousand People Doing The Ice Bucket Challenge

Here's One Thousand People Doing the Ice Bucket Challenge

Not sure if this can be topped, but supposedly, over a thousand people in Xiamen, China gathered to dump ice on their heads in the name of ALS research. This, wait for it, throws cold water on the previous record.

According to Guinness World Records, 428 people simultaneously dumped ice water on their head on August 23 in St. Augustine, Florida. The event was for Florida's chapter of the ALS Association, and until recently, it was the World Record. Here's what it looked like:

Here's One Thousand People Doing the Ice Bucket Challenge

NetEase (via ShanghaiIst) reports that over a thousand people in Xiamen dumped ice water on their heads at the same time, destroying that several week-old record. Likewise, this was for ALS research, and participants were required to donated 100 yuan or around $US16 to take part, with these fees donated to ALS research. No word yet if Guinness has varied the stunt.

As you can see in these NetEase photos, here's what apparently over a thousand people dumping ice water on their heads looks like:

Here's One Thousand People Doing the Ice Bucket Challenge
Here's One Thousand People Doing the Ice Bucket Challenge
Here's One Thousand People Doing the Ice Bucket Challenge

"关爱渐冻人 -- -- 千人冰桶挑战"公益活动在厦门观音山水世界举行 [NetEase via ShanghaiIst]

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    Well at least the were doing it at a beach instead of wasting water around a pool.

      *shudder* those Chinese pool photos that were posted here a while back.

        Yeah I thought that, but I couldn't of been bothered to re-write it lol.

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