Chas. Buckett, Heavy Club Swinging Champion of New Zealand

Posted on Friday, June 12th, 2015 by John Wood

On February, 20, 1913, Chas. Buckett, of Christchurch set the New Zealand record for heavy Indian club swinging. He swung for 48 consecutive hours (breaking the previous record of 47 hours set by Tom Burrows.) Buckett proudly wore his Health and Strength League badge upon his singlet during his record swing. In this context, “heavy clubs” weighed 4 lbs. each.
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