5-8 ball shower world record holder
Highest numbers juggled
Alex Rumford is a world record-holding juggler from Southeastern Pennsylvania (USA). Alex first learned to juggle 3 balls in 2001 in South Carolina while on vacation, however it wasn't until 2006 that juggling became a serious part of his life.
From 2006 until 2012, Alex worked diligently on 5 ball endurance, hitting his all time high of just over 58 minutes in 2012. After that he started working on 10 balls, hitting his all time high in 2013 with 22 throws. Alex soon became known for his impressive shower juggling feats. On June 12, 2014 he became the first person in history to qualify an 8 ball shower with video evidence.
Alex holds the following world records for shower patterns :
- 5 ball shower: 5 minutes and 12 seconds in 2014 (video)
- 6 ball shower: 135 catches in 2015 (video)
- 7 ball shower: 58 catches in 2014 (video)
- 8 ball shower: 18 catches in 2014 (video)
Previous to juggling, Alex managed to become a Subaru factory trained ASE Master mechanic and a Blackbelt in Tae Kwon Do. In 2017, Alex decided to focus most of his time and energy on juggling/exercise and still constantly strives to succeed.
( All of Alex's world records are confirmed, recorded, and archived by RecordSetter. )