In today’s time, there is practically nothing that a woman cannot do. Women across the globe are scaling new heights every day, whether it be in terms of career, fitness, or something else. Joining the league of inspirational women across the globe, a 32-year-old lady from India set a new world record after rappelling down blindfolded from a 155-feet mountain in less than a minute. The unbelievable record has been registered in the UNICO Book of World Records.
Muthamil Selvi, a mother of two daughters, set the record by rappelling down blindfolded from a 155 feet high rock mountain at Tamil Nadu’s Malaipattu village in Sriperumbudur Taluk of Kancheepuram district. She set the record after completing the task in only 58 seconds. Her record was registered by an official adjudicator R. Sivaraman.
Talking about the moments before she set the record, Selvi revealed that once she was on top of the rock, she only thought about the struggles women have been through and continue to go through. Speaking to news agency ANI, she added that as a mother of two daughters, she had an urge to achieve something and this very desire of her’s what led her to make this world record. Further, the now world record holder added that all women are capable of doing any and everything under the sun.
The world record holder also stressed the role of men in supporting women in society. She said that all men must support all women so that all of us can shine together.
Meanwhile, in December, a young girl based out of Chennai in Tamil Nadu had got her name registered in the UNICO Book of World Record after she cooked as many as 46 dishes in 58 minutes. SN Lakshmi Sri Sritold news agency ANIthat she had gained interest in cooking during the lockdown and had learnt the skill from her mother. While expressing her joy at setting a world record at a very young age, the little girl said, “I got my cooking training from my mother. She taught me how to make a variety of dishes. I am very happy to have achieved this milestone.”