Joel Strasser appeared on Dwell with Kelly and Ryan this week in an try to interrupt his personal report for placing essentially the most pencils in his beard.
MERIDIAN, Idaho — A Meridian man obtained the prospect to do two issues most individuals dream about this week: meet two of essentially the most well-known discuss present hosts within the nation and break a Guinness world report.
Joel Strasser appeared on Dwell with Kelly and Ryan this week in an try to interrupt his personal report for placing essentially the most pencils in his beard. In complete, he holds 10 Guinness World Report titles.
“Main as much as that report try, I used to be fairly nervous as a result of the bar was excessive,” Strasser advised KTVB. “450 is numerous pencils to place within the beard and I really did not wish to break that report. “I had this picture of me happening TV, stay television, hundreds of thousands of individuals watching and I fail.”
As he was placing the ultimate pencils in his beard, the stress and pleasure of the state of affairs washed over him.
“It is a tremendous tense second as a result of at any time an enormous clump might simply fall out and so it’s important to know when to cease,” Strasser stated.
Strasser works for an insurance coverage firm and trains new staff on auto claims. As he skilled new hires, he realized that a few of the of us would cease paying consideration throughout the coaching.
“So what I’d do is, as I am strolling across the classroom [I would] simply put pencils in my beard simply to see who’s paying consideration,” Strasser defined.
Someday, a trainee challenged Strasser to see what number of pencils he might slot in his beard. He did simply that, and inside a couple of months, he was setting data.
“That simply began the ball rolling after which I simply wished to stay every little thing in my beard,” Strasser defined.
It is that actual need that led Strasser to interrupt his personal world report on stay tv. He was capable of match 456 pencils in his beard.
“It was aid, pleasure, pleasure, happiness. It was like all these constructive emotions directly,” Strasser stated. “It was simply so enjoyable to listen to the man say, ‘It is a new world report!’ and Kelly and Ryan are excited. It was a extremely cool second.”
Aside from what was seen on-air, Strasser stated he did not spend an excessive amount of time with Kelly and Ryan. Nevertheless, he did have a short interplay throughout a business break.
“Ryan Seacrest began placing a bunch of pencils in his hair and Kelly was asking me concerning the pencils,” he stated. “I used to be like, ‘You possibly can have a pencil,’ and so they acted like that was a extremely cool factor.”
Strasser plans to interrupt the world report for essentially the most pencils put in his beard in a minute subsequent. He’s additionally the organizer of a fundraiser to raise money for children who lost their mothers to cancer and plans to shave off his beard as soon as he meets his fundraising purpose.
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