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Navy Seal Attempts To Break World Record

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BRENTWOOD, Tenn.- A U.S. Navy Seal on Thanksgiving leave in Nashville is attempting to break a world record for the most number of pull-ups done in a 24-hour period.

"You've got to see what your limits are," says 37-year-old David Goggins.

Goggins arrived at Brentwood Hills CrossFit around 8:00 a.m. on Sunday. He'll stay there until 8:00 Monday a.m. completing about five pull ups every minute.

"I guess I'll have the world's record for most pull-ups in one day," he added between sets.

Goggins has tried to break this record once before. Back in September, he appeared on the "Today" show, but halfway through his attempt, the bar he was using to pull up on began sagging. At one point he injured his wrist and was told by doctors not to try for the record again.

"The more it hurts the better he likes it," says David's mom Jacqueline who was acting more like his coach on Sunday.

"He's just gotta make sure he stays healthy and paces himself," she added.

Currently on leave, Goggins is visiting his mother who live in Nashville. After trying for the world record he'll ship back to his Naval base in Hawaii.

 

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