22/03/06 – Iron man Doyle obliterates world record

Paddy Doyle blew apart yet another endurance world record at the Living Well in Brindley Place, Birmingham in February as he completed one of his toughest challenges yet, more than 1 hour and 2 minutes inside the previous standard.

The previous world record time of 18 hours, 15 minutes, 2 seconds held by Rob Powell “USA” was eclipsed by Paddy’s 17 hours, 12 minutes & 33 seconds.

[Doyle pictured above on his way to smashing the world record 27/02/06]

Paddy threw himself through intense pain for hours on end as he endured the following physical fitness challenges:

  • 2 mile swim + 21 metres
  • 10 mile and a quarter mile run
  • 10 mile speed march
  • 550 star jumps
  • 505 hanging leg lifts
  • 20 mile row
  • 20 mile & a quarter mile cross trainer
  • 100 & 3 quarter mile cycle
  • 3010 sit up crunches
  • 300, 000 lb weightlifting, various lifts
  • Paddy now holds a world record total of 135 various current fitness, endurance, boxing and martial arts title records. All these titles and challenges are recognised by the following World Record Authorities:


    Paddy Doyle’s inspiring life story ‘From Pain comes Glory!’ is available on DVD and tells of how sport saved his life. To learn more read our article Paddy Doyle hits the screen. His DVD is on sale now from Camerama, 75 Station Road, Kenilworth and from specialist stockists and magazines. The DVD can also be ordered via email from pdoyle125@yahoo.co.uk priced at £15 plus £2.50 postage and packing.