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Meet The Man Who Set Guinness World Record For Stretchiest Skin In The World

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Meet The Man Who Set Guinness World Record For Stretchiest Skin In The World

Meet The Man Who Set Guinness World Record For Stretchiest Skin In The World

Guinness book worked to record human achievements and extremes of the natural world. Most of the people do efforts and make records. This man name is recorded in Guinness Book because of his ability to stretch his skin. His skin is the stretchiest skin in the world.

Garry Turner has the ability to stretch the skin on his abdomen an incredible 6.25 inches.  He earned himself the title of having the stretchiest skin in the world.
The Elastic Man Garry Turner performed his record-breaking achievement on the set of “Guinness World Records: Primetime” on October 29th, 1999.

Meet The Man Who Set Guinness World Record For Stretchiest Skin In The World

He said that first time he realized about his elastic skin when he was 8 years old. He compared his skin to other classmates’ skin. After discovering that he was the only one with that elastic stretchy skin, then he realized he had something special which other people don’t have.


Here is the reason how can he extend his skin to 6.25 inches because of a rare medical condition called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. It is a disorder in which connective tissues affecting the skin, ligaments and internal organs. That medical condition makes the collagen, which causes that much elastic skin. But he states that his medical condition causes him no pain.

Meet The Man Who Set Guinness World Record For Stretchiest Skin In The World

On the set of “Guinness World Records: Primetime,” Gary Turner showed off multiple ways in which he can extend his skin, including how he can pull the skin from his neck completely over his lower jaw.  

Despite his ability to extend his skin unnaturally, Turner says that he doesn’t ever get stretch marks. However, when the host asked if he could tie his skin in a knot, Turner joked, “Now that’s stretching it.”

Turner’s incredible ability has continued to be an Internet sensation since airing on television back in 1999. On the Guinness World Records’ YouTube channel, Turner’s record-breaking feat has been viewed over 17 million times and counting.