World Records with Soap Bubbles


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Most People inside a Soap Bubble

All persons inside the bubble must be at least five feet tall and be standing upright.
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Fan Yang (Canada) Discovery Science Center Santa Ana (USA), 7 April 2004
18
Fan Yang (Canada) Toys 'R' Us, New York, 18 March 2005
19
Sam Sam the Bubble Man (Sam Heath from Bubble Inc, UK)
Chessington World of Adventures London, 30 March 2006
22
Fan Yang (Canada) Guinness World Records TV Madrid 25 May 2006
25
James Piercy (Great Britain)
Inspire Discovery Centre Norwich, 3 September 2006
26
Ana Yang (Canada)
Guinness World Records Special TV Show, Beijing, 16 December 2006
42
Fan Yang (Canada) Live with Regis and Kelly, New York, USA, 7 August 2007
50
Sam Sam the Bubble Man (Sam Heath from Bubble Inc, UK)
Science Museum, London, 23 November 2007
94
Mac Donaldi (Hammou Bensalah) (Algeria)
Heide-Park in Soltau, Germany, on 24 September 2009 PHOTO
151
Fan Yang (Canada) (1)
Discovery Science Center Santa Ana, USA, 5 April 2011 VIDEO
181
Fan Yang (Canada) Science World, Vancouver, 19 September 2012 VIDEO
193
Jakub Bochenek (Poland)
Krakow, Poland, 2 December 2012
124
Matěj Kode (Czech Republic) Trade Fair Palace, Prague, Czech Republic, 1 March 2014
275
Matěj Kode (Czech Republic) Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic, 18 January 2017
Notes: (1) Guinness World Records counted just those 118 of the 151 people who met the five-feet height requirement



Largest Bubble Wall

Fan Yang (Canada) erected a continuous soap bubble wall, spanning 47.7 m (156 feet) in length at the Kingdome Pavilion in Seattle (USA) on August 11, 1997. To create the bubble wall, Fan Yang and his two assistants used 51 m (167 feet) specially designed bucket, 1700 litres (400 gallons) of soapy solution and special designed bubble props of 51 m (156 feet) in length. The rules for this category specify that the wall mest have a minimum height of 3 meters, and it must stay for at least five seconds.
On 17 November 2009, Fan Yang broke his own record by creating a 50.9 m (167 feet) long bubble wall in Beijing.
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Longest Chain Made from Interlinking Soap Bubbles

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Fan Yang (Canada) 27 November 2001 in Stockholm
10
Francisco Javier Sanchez Miguel and David Gonzalez Vega (Spain) 28 January 2009 in Madrid
15
Jarom Watts (USA)
21 February 2009, Lincoln Center, Spokane (USA)
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Matěj Kode (Czech Republic)
13 June 2009 in Pelhřimov (Czech Republic)
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Sam Sam the Bubble Man (Sam Heath from Bubble Inc, UK) 12 April 2010 in London


Longest Soap Bubble

A 35 m (105 ft) long bubble was created by Alan McKay (New Zealand) on 9 August 9 1996.

Tallest Free-Standing Soap Bubble

7.00 m
22 ft 11 in
Gary Pearlman (USA) 15 May 2019 at Mayfield High School, Mayfield, Ohio, USA

Largest Free-Floating Soap Bubble

2.98 m 105.4 cubic feet John R. Erck, the owner of XTREME Bubbles LLC DETAILS 9 October 2005 in Farmington, Minnesota (USA)
13.68  m 483 cubic feet Jarom Watts (USA) 21 February 2009, The Lincoln Center in Spokane (USA)
20.65 m 729 cubic feet
Megan Parker (USA)
27 April 2013, Forges Field Recreational Park, Plymouth, Massachusetts (USA)
more than 23.3 m more than
824 cubic feet
Gary Pearlman (USA) VIDEO
27 April 2014, Mayfield Heights, Ohio,USA
about 96.2 m

about 3400 cubic feet
Gary Pearlman (USA) 20 July 2015, Wade Oval Park, Clevelend, Ohio, USA

Largest Free-Floating Soap Bubble (Indoor)

about 8.5 m

about 300 cubic feet
Gary Pearlman (USA) 20 July 2015, Clevelend Botanical Gardens, Ohio, USA
19.8 m 699 cubic feet
Marty McBubble (Graeme Denton) (Australia)
19 June 2017 at Lockleys Primary School, Adelaide, Australia
21.45 m 757 cubic feet
Gary Pearlman (USA) 15 May 2019 at Mayfield High School, Mayfield, Ohio, USA

Largest Free-Floating Soap Bubble Blown by Hand (Without a Ring)

about 0.09 m about 5,500 cubic inches
Gary Pearlman (USA) 15 May 2019 at Mayfield High School, Mayfield, Ohio, USA

Longest Rainbow-Shaped Bubble (an arc with both ends at the bottom)

11.2 m
Matěj Kode (Czech Republic)
13 June 2009 at the Record Festival in Pelhřimov, Czech Republic
12.8 m
Alexander Sakhno (Ukraine) 13 October 2009 at the Eifelpark Gondorf, Germany.
24.1 m
Matěj Kode (Czech Republic) 9 June 2010 at the Record Festival in Pelhřimov, Czech Republic

Most Bounces of a Soap Bubble

Sam Sam the Bubble Man (Sam Heath from Bubble Inc, UK) achieved 38 bounces of a soap bubble on 12 April 2010 in London.

 

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Most Soap Bubbles Inside One Another ("Bubble Dome")

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Fan Yang (Canada) 5 May 1999 in Los Angeles
11
Fan Yang (Canada) 29 March 2000 in Paris
12
Fan Yang (Canada) 20 October 2001 in Helsinki
 

Longest Lasting Soap Bubble

The physicist  Sir James Dewar (UK) kept a bubble of 32 cm diameter for 108 days.

Largest Frozen Soap Bubble

Sam Sam the Bubble Man (Sam Heath from Bubble Inc, UK) produced a frozen soap bubble of  4315 cm3 in June 2010 in London.

Largest Object Inside a Soap Bubble

Matěj Kode (Czech Republic) made a soap bubble around a truck (length: 6 m, width: 2.8 m, height: 3.5 m) on 9 December 2010 in Prague, Czech Republic.
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