Bob Hawke, record-holding drinker, has died

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Kriegsspiel
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Bob Hawke, record-holding drinker, has died

Post by Kriegsspiel » Thu May 16, 2019 7:04 pm

Bob Hawke, world record beer drinker, has died.

Hawke, a personal drinking hero, set the Guinness World Record while attending Oxford University as a Rhodes scholar by chugging 2.5 pints (48oz, or 4 regular cans) of beer in 11 seconds. The current record is 5 seconds. Here is a video of him chugging a beer in a stadium. In addition to his feats of alcoholic prowess, he was Prime Minister of Australia.
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Re: Bob Hawke, record-holding drinker, has died

Post by Hal » Fri May 17, 2019 6:19 am

I remember him speaking just after the America's yacht racing cup was won... (doesn't seem like 36 years ago)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8mdHO2_Zo8

and the "secret" winged keel

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winged_keel
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Re: Bob Hawke, record-holding drinker, has died

Post by jacksonM » Sat May 18, 2019 5:18 pm

RIP
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