ATO sets new world record during annual fraternity event

Alpha Tau Omega fraternity broke the Guinness World Record for Longest Marathon on a Bouncy Castle (team) Oct. 31 through Nov. 1 at the GUC as part of Valhalla 2012 and Taus for Tatas.

The seven members of the ATO team were Will Britton, Fabian Cortez, Taylor Eaves, Scott Hawkins, Aaron Lovelady, Chad Willis, Jacob Winkles and Jason Zak. They jumped for 27 straight hours to break the world record. According to the Guinness World Records website, the previous record was 26 hours and was set in March 2011 by a team in Ohio.

To the read the full story on ATO’s new world record, pick up a copy of The Flor-Ala on Thursday, Nov. 15.