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New York City ballerinas make their pointe en masse

August 10, 2010 |  7:07 am

Ballerinas en pointe in New York City Guinness Book of Records

Under the category of Records You Didn't Know Needed Breaking, 230 New York City ballerinas stand en pointe for a new Guinness Book of World Records of 1 minute and 7 seconds.

Do not try this at home unless under the influence of alcohol.

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