Duane Hansen from Syracuse Nebraska set a new Guinness World Record for riding 38 miles (61 km) in a giant pumpkin.
He grew the 846 pound (384kg) pumpkin in his garden with the aim to beat the 25.5 mile record set in 2018.
On his 60th birthday he travelled down the Missouri river in his pumpkin and set a new world record.
Washington Post — “Nebraska man squashes record for floating in a pumpkin, officials say”
NBC — “A gourd among men: 60-year-old paddles 38 miles in hollowed-out pumpkin to break world record”
CNN — “A man paddled 38 miles down the Missouri River in a hollowed-out pumpkin”