California Teacher Dances into 10th Anniversary of Guinness World Records Gamer's Book

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Carrie Swidecki has set the world standard for Exergaming by setting the overall longest video game marathon of all time playing Just Dance for 138 hours. Ms. Swidecki is on a mission to fight childhood obesity by sharing her passion to "just dance."

Carrie Swidecki featured in 10th Anniversary of Guinness World Records Gamer's Book

It's a dream come true to be a part of the Guinness World Records and featured in 6 Guinness World Record Books since setting my first World Record on Dance Dance Revolution in 2011.

On Saturday, September 10, 2016 Carrie Swidecki, a teacher in Bakersfield, California, was featured in the 10th Anniversary of the 2017 Guinness World Records Gamer’s Book. Carrie has set the world standard for Exergaming by setting the overall longest video game marathon of all time by playing Just Dance for 138 hours. Carrie’s sixteen year journey that has taken her from obesity to a multi-world record holder with 11 marathon world records and over 400 high score world records in dance games. She has lost 75 pounds and down 10 dress sizes all while chasing her Exergaming dreams. Carrie has used her passion for Exergaming in the classroom for the past seven years to help children learn how to “just dance” their way to healthy minds and bodies.

“My world records are truly community world records,” shared Carrie Swidecki, Bakersfield educator. “It's a dream come true to be a part of the Guinness World Records Family and featured in 6 Guinness World Record Books since setting my first World Record on Dance Dance Revolution in 2011 and an honor to be featured in the 10th Anniversary 2017 Guinness World Records Gamer's Book as one of the top gamers of the decade,” stated Ms. Swidecki.

The 2017 Guinness World Records Gamer’s Book will be available for purchase at Barnes & Nobles or on Amazon.com. Carrie Swidecki will be available for a “meet & greet” at the following locations in 2016:

September 17: Dance Dance Revolution at Dave & Busters in Irvine, CA
September 30- Oct 2: Twitch Con in San Diego, CA
October 4: Featured in Gaming Record Breakers Book
October 8: Hosting a workshop on Exergaming in the Schools at Kern Tech Festival
November 5: 12 hour Just Dance Marathon for CSUB Extra Life event to benefit CMN Hospitals
November 19: 12 hour Just Dance Marathon for BCHS Extra Life event to benefit CMN Hospitals

For more information or to schedule and interview with Carrie Swidecki please contact Janelle Capra, Capra PR at (661) 979-7609 or email Janelle(at)caprapr(dot)com.

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