Skinny-dipping record broken in Gisborne, New Zealand


Cloudy skies did not deter just over 500 people from stripping off in Gisborne to break the world skinny-dipping record.

The record, which stood at 413, was broken by 506 revellers at Midway Beach on Sunday afternoon, organisers BW Camping Festival, ZM and Skinny Mobile say.

“We were overwhelmed with how respectful and well-behaved the skinny-dippers and spectators were,” festival manager Toby Burrows said.

ZM presenter Luke Taplin roused 14,000 campers on the beach to participate while police and Surf Life guards watched on.

Read more here on NZCity

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  1. Thanks a LOT for reporting that this said account recounts also that this cites SKINNYDIPPING record beaten in said N. town for us….

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