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Most Taps Per Minute World Record

Information about dancers who broke world records for the most taps per minute.

2011
Anthony Morigerato achieved 1,163 taps per minute at Eleanor's School of Dance in Albany, New York in June of 2011.

2009 June
Tony Adams achieved 1,056 taps in per minute on June 19, 2009 on the "Good Morning Show" at the Avalon TV Studio in Wellington, New Zealand.

Video of Tony Breaking Jo Scanlan's Record
Article:http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10604583

Guiness Book Records

Tony Adams
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2009
Guinness TV Show "Most Taps In A Minute" Video (April 2009)
RECORD CATEGORY: Tap Dancing
RECORD DESCRIPTION: Most Taps per Minute
THE RECORD: 784 taps in one minute (13 taps per second)
RECORD HOLDER: Jo Scanlan
DATE RECORD ACHIEVED: April 2009
TV SHOW: "?"
TV STUDIO: "?"
PUBLISHED: Was it ever published in one of the Guiness book? Channel 7 Sunrise TV Show Intervgiew https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=118&v=5Vonn_Y5XvI Tony Adams Motivational Speaker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHsKzFq6bTo http://www.worldrecordacademy.com/entertainment/fastest_tap_dancer-world_record_set_by_Tony_Adams_80451.htm World Record Academy ARticle

Jo Scanlan
2008
RECORD CATEGORY: Tap Dancing
RECORD DESCRIPTION: Most Taps In A Minute
THE RECORD: 602 taps in one minute (10 taps per second)
RECORD HOLDER: Tony Adams
DATE RECORD ACHIEVED: August 4, 2008
TV SHOW: "Good Morning Show" of TV New Zealand
TV STUDIO: Studio 11, Wellington, New Zealand
PUBLISHED: 2010 Guiness Book of World Records (Page 247)

2008
Tony Adam

More "Most Taps" Records

Year Unknown (After 1973)
Stephen GHare achieved 1,920 a minute.

1973
Roy Castle achieved 1,440 taps per minute on January 14, 1973.

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Joe Scanlan
Guinness TV Show "Most Taps Per Minute" Video
Jo Scanlan established a new Guiness world record for highest number of taps per minute, achieved on a television show in April of 2009. She tapped 784 taps per minute, which is about 13 taps per second. Her record was broken by Anthony Morigerato in 2011, who achieved 1,163 taps per minute.

Daniel Washington
2013 Most Taps Per Minute Attempt


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