“Guinness World Records recognizes him as the World’s Fastest Knife Thrower!” History’s Modern Marvels


Throwdini’s knives are on display at both the Guinness World Record Museum in Niagra Falls, Canada, and the Russian World Record Federation Museum in Moscow, Russia.

40 World Records Set/Broken (recognized by Guinness World Records and Record Holders Republic)

Holder of ‘One of the Top 100 Guinness World Records of All Time’ (NBC), Most knives thrown around a human target in 1 min.

Selected  World  Records:

Most knives thrown around a human target in 1 min: 144

Fastest time to throw  3 knives... 1 second

Fastest time to throw 10 knives... 3.73 seconds

Fastest time to throw 10 knives around a human target: 4.29 sec

Most 14” knives caught in 1 min: 25

Longest distance into a 12 inch round: 101 feet

Most accurate: snuffed cigarette in assistants mouth

Most difficult: veiled double wheel of death (two assistants behind a paper veil spinning at 1.17/revolution, 10 knives thrown, 2/revolution

Triple Crown: Only person to perform the bullet, arrow, and knife catch (cartooned by Ripley’s Believe it or Not!)

Greatest distance: 101 feet into a 12 inch round