World record breakers I have got to know are truly amazing people. Their work and their stories are so engaging, the least I can do to pay them tribute is to feature them here with pride.
My record-breaking friends come from many parts of the globe. And one thing unites us forever: our common achievements which make us world record holders.
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Fran Capo holds 5 world records. She’s most known as the world’s fastest talking female, clocked at 603.32 words in 54.2 seconds – that’s 11 a second! She is also a TV host, comedienne, author, adventurer and motivational speaker.
Fran’s fast-talking and boundless energy make her a fun quick-witted TV guest. She has appeared on over 350 TV shows including Good Morning America, Larry King Live and CNN. She’s been on over 4,500 radio shows including Howard Stern and Bloomberg News.
Fran is sought after not only as a motivational speaker and spokesperson but also as a featured author. She has written 16 books which include Myths & Mysteries of New York, Almost a Wise Guy and Adrenaline Adventures.
As an IMBD actress & voiceover talent, Fran has appeared in cartoons and films including Lonely in America, Sunday and Signs of the Cross. Her commercials have seen her as a spokesperson for Nissan, GE Capital, IBM, XM-Sirius Radio and Gain detergent.
Fran has been profiled in business books including Comic Lives by Betsy Borns and Revolutionary Laughter by Roz Warren. As a freelance writer, her motivational and adventure stories have appeared in Caribbean Magazine, Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul and Life’s a Stitch.
Fran also holds world records for the highest book signing on Mt Kilimanjaro, the deepest book signing at the wreck site of Titanic, the most patients seen in 2 days at 21,695 and the fastest song from inception to national airplay in 24 hours. She does a daily humorous motivational vlog on YouTube, Cuppa Capo.