Meet Mike Jack from Canada who broke the world record of having the hottest chilli in the world. Recently, Guinness World Records announced on their official Twitter handle that Mike Jack broke the record and ate three Carolina Reaper chillies (each weighing at least 5 gram) in 9.72 seconds.
Congratulations to Mike Jack, who now holds 4 GWR titles!
— Guinness World Records (@GWR) February 2, 2021
The official statement released by the Guinness World Records states that he has set an extremely spicy record that hasn’t been broken for six years.
If we go by the media reports, Mike attempted this record from home in Ontario on November 21, 2020. According to the official GWR website, Mike’s wife was the eyewitness, coach and timekeeper for the record.
As per the report on GWR website, “Mike is currently aiming for eight chilli eating records, and with this latest achievement under his belt, he is halfway to reaching his goal.”
You will be surprised to know that ealier Mike made records for ‘Most Bhut Jolokia chilli Peppers eaten in two minutes – 246 grams ‘, ‘Most Bhut Jolokia chilli peppers eaten in one minute – 97 grams’, and ‘Fastest time to eat three Bhut Jolokia chillis – 9.75 seconds’.
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All images courtesy: Guinness World Records Twitter Page