Virginia Navy veteran breaks pull-up world record

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LOMBARD, Ill. - Virginia Beach native, Rodney Hahn, now holds the Guinness World Record for most pull-ups completed in 24 hours.

Hahn, a 55-year-old Navy Veteran, completed 6,844 pull-ups and now aspires to be a competitor on American Ninja Warrior.

In July 2015, Hanh broke the 12 and 24 hour pull-up records locally, at the Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club in Virginia Beach. This year, on Memorial Day, he broke the 24 hour pull-up record again, which was held by Jan Kares from the Czech Republic at the time.

During the challenge Hahn also raised nearly $8,000 to support the Navy SEAL Foundation.

Hahn graduated from ODU with a degree in sports medicine and has been a physical trainer for 19 years.

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