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Nov 13, 2009 9:22 AM by David Ortiviz

Students try to break world cup stacking record

On Thursday, people all over the world tried to beat a world record by having the most people stack cups at multiple locations in one day. However, there was a slight twist.

In Pueblo, more than 100 students at Haaff Elementary School took part in the competition. They had to stack cups for at least 30 minutes. Here's the twist: The kids not only had to race against the clock, in between stacking they also had to do sit-ups, push-ups and other exercises. "And it's kind of disguising the fitness and it make it a little bit more exciting for them," said Traci Tafoya, a physical education teacher at Haaff Elementary School. "They don't really know they're getting a workout, cause when I play with them I realize how much of a workout this stuff gives you," she added.

The record is more than 222,500 people stacking cups in single day.

You can follow along to see if a new record was set, by visiting the World Sport Stacking Association website.

Watch a video clip on David Ortiviz's YouTube channel.

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