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71-Year-Old Breaks World Record for Holding Longest Plank

(KOLR) - 71-year-old Andy Steinfeldt of Minnesota showing his endurance while planking is now believed to be a Guinness Book of World Records holder. 

 He spent his Tuesday at a Jewish Community Center attempting to break the world record for his age - holding a plank position.

 He had some entertainment during the planking and even cracked a smile for the cameras.

According to the JCC, Steinfeldt pulled it off, planking for 38 minutes and breaking the previous record of 36 minutes and 58 seconds.

 And this is not the only thing he is beating lately. 

Steinfeldt recently finished radiation treatments for prostate cancer as well.

 He told local media he took on the challenge to help motivate others to overcome challenges and maintain a positive attitude.

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