Michigan has a lot of residents proud of their German heritage - and now all of us with German heritage can celebrate the accomplishments of one of our cousins. 38-year-old Oliver Struempfel has broken the beer-mug-carrying record by carrying 27 one-liter mugs weighing about 5 pounds apiece over 130 feet.

I'm not suggesting you might want to set up your own beer-mug (or red Solo cup - beer mugs are expensive) carrying competition at your next tail-gate party or anything, but.....

 

Here's the story, with video that shows proper technique. In case you would be interested in something like that.

By the way - if you like beer - check this out.

 

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