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An Everett teen holds the record for one-handed clapping An Everett teen holds the record for one-handed clapping
EVERETT, Wash. -

A 14-year-old Everett boy, Karsten Mohn, holds the mark recognized by Guinness World Records for one-hand clapping: 403 claps in a minute.

The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/ZM1FNl) the Cascade High School freshman was notified in August his record had been certified. Now, his feat is eligible for the Guinness fan choice award.

The 14-year-old says it helps to have long fingers, which clap as he flicks his arm back-and-forth.

It sounds like finger snapping at the pace of a machine gun.

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