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Rubik's cube world record smashed by man in mind boggling time
The world record for the fastest time to complete a Rubik’s cube has been absolutely smashed and there is footage of the incredible feat.
21-year-old Max Park from California shattered the long-standing existing record, shaving an incredible 0.34 seconds off the old time.
In front of a crowd, Park solved the Rubik’s cube in a mind-boggling 3.13 seconds, making him the fastest speedcuber in the world.
The crowd observing the feat went absolutely wild when the timer stopped and the internet was sent into a similar frenzy after viewing the clip.
Park shared the clip on Twitter, captioning it: “Rubik's Cube 3x3 World Record (3.13) breaking 4.5 year old record of (3.47).”
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It has been viewed over a million times, with people in awe of his skill and accomplishment.
: “This is the best thing I’ve seen all week. The look on his face when he sees the solve, the referee protecting the cube and the kid’s reactions all = chef’s kiss.”
\u201cRubik's Cube 3x3 World Record (3.13) breaking 4.5 year old record of (3.47) #thecubicle #rubiks #spinmaster #thespeedcubers #netflix\u201d
— Max Park (@Max Park)
Another said: “Most exhilarating 3.134 sec of my day.”
\u201cMost exhilarating 3.134 sec of my day\u201d
— Phil Murphy\u2122\ufe0f (@Phil Murphy\u2122\ufe0f)
“I love the purity of everyone else’s reactions. It’s a competition but they’re still thrilled for the guy,” someone else said.
\u201cI love the purity of everyone else\u2019s reactions. It\u2019s a competition but they\u2019re still thrilled for the guy\u201d
— Gavan Reilly (@Gavan Reilly)
The sheer skill and knowledge of his craft had some questioning their own abilities, as someone suggested: “I couldn't solve a Rubik’s in 3.13 hours.”
\u201cI couldnt solve a Rubiks in 3.13 hours.\u201d
— Bryan Chai (@Bryan Chai)
According to the
Guinness World Records
, Park was diagnosed with autism at the age of two.
The Korean-American’s passion for speedcubing was supported by his parents from a young age and his unique ability is certainly paying off.
His parents said: “Cubing has proved to be a good therapy for Max to socialize and strengthen his skills.”
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