15/11/09 – Paddy Doyle completes double 40lb back-pack endurance challenge

Like it’s not tough enough to walk through a few boggy fields with a 40lb backpack, Balsall Common’s Paddy Doyle took the theme to a dizzying new level by taking on two mammoth back-pack endurance challenges in one day.

On Thursday (13 November) Paddy firstly broke a 10km 40lb backpack challenge record held by Rob Simpson from Leeds, before smashing a recognised Henley-in-Arden marathon record by more than 8 minutes.
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15/09/08 – Injured Paddy Doyle breaks push up world record in New York

A less than fit Paddy Doyle broke the one minute record for the most back of hands push ups in New York on August 16th this summer.

Balsall Common Endurance Athlete Paddy Doyle pushed himself to the limit carrying a number of injuries from previous successful record attempts to break yet another Guinness World Record. The former Paratrooper and current 3rd dan black belt martial arts Instructor broke the record for the most back of hands push ups carrying a 40 lb back pack to usurp his own record of 22, set on the Paul O’Grady show in March this year.
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