George Hood

George Hood (born in 1958) broke the record for the longest plank in 2020 at the age of 62.  He held the plank for 8 hours and 15 minutes in Chicago, IL.  The previous record was held by 45-year-old Mao Weigdong of China, who held a plank for 8 hours and 1 minute in 2016.  Hood is a former Marine and Drug Enforcement Administration agent.  Hood said he trained seven hours a day for about 18 months leading up to the record-breaking event.

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