Sailendra Nath Roy, an Indian Guinness World Record holder who on 28 April 2013 attempted to cross a river called Teesta suspended from a zip wire attached to his ponytail has died during the stunt. He was trying to cross the Coronation Bridge over the Teesta river near Siliguri town suspended from a zip wire 600ft (180m) long at a height of 70ft (20m).
Sailendra Nath Roy’s Achievements
• In March 2011, Sailendra was named a Guinness World Record holder for travelling the farthest distance on a zip wire using hair.
• In 2008, Sailendra pulled the Darjeeling toy train with his ponytail.
• And in 2007, his ponytail tied to a rope, he flew from one building to another in front of television cameras.