A New Worlds Board Breaking Record Attempt 1000, 1"X12"X12" Pine Boards in One Minute

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Eddie L. Murphy Jr., a 48 year old black man and Fifth degree black belt, who believes he holds the current record he set in August of 1999 of 502 boards in 55 seconds.

Mr. Murphy, a retired U.S. Army Seargeant First Class has been a student and teacher of the martial arts for over 30 years. In August of 1999 he believes he set a worlds record by breaking 502 boards in 55 seconds as part of a fund raising drive in Milwaukee, Wisconsin during bay shore safety days to help fight cancer.

He has never been recognized for his efforts even though it was covered by all the local news media. In recent international news, there was a report of someone in California setting the record however he only broke 420 boards. Mr. Murphy using the words often spoken on the show Highlanders, "there can be only one".

Mr. Murphy has set his sights to show the world that he alone is the worlds breaking champ. As part of the opening ceremonies at the Lake View RecPlex in pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin he will attempt to break 1000 boards in less than one minute.

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