34-year-old James Nielsen is a very special kind of athlete who recently broke a world record. But it’s not a record you’re likely to see on ESPN. Combining the sports of running and beer-chugging, Nielsen recently ran a beer mile in under five minutes.
What’s a beer mile, you ask? It’s simple. Chug a beer, run a lap, chug another beer, run another lap. Four beers and four laps around the track amounts to one beer mile. Nielsen now holds the record at an impressive 4:57