Laois Man Receives Guinness World Record Nine Months Later

Gary O'Keefe set the record in Siberia in February.

A Laois man who broke a Guinness World Record for the longest journey over ice in seven days, has received his certificate. 

Gary O'Keefe drove a motorbike across a frozen Siberian lake to record the milestone earlier this year. 

He credits co-pilot John Quinn with keeping track of all the data for the adjudicators. 

Mr. O'Keefe explains why the validation process has taken so long:

The expedition is documented in a new four part series, which he hopes will hit TV screens in early 2021.

But the midlands record-breaker's thirst for adventure hasn't been satisfied yet - with plans to travel from Abbeyleix to Alaska next:

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