Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

Woodbury helps Michelle Obama in her attempt to break Guinness World Record

Sixty-six people participated in Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign by doing jumping jacks in Woodbury Wednesday. Staff photo by Riham Feshir1 / 2
Participants are happy to have done jumping jacks for one minute without stopping. Staff photo by Riham Feshir2 / 2

Woodbury joined First Lady Michelle Obama in her efforts to break Guinness World Record Wednesday.

After she did jumping jacks with 400 children on the South Lawn of the White House for a straight minute Tuesday, Woodbury did the same thing Wednesday at Woodwinds Health Campus.

The goal was to break Guinness World Record for the most people doing jumping jacks for one minute, in a 24-hour period.

In Woodbuy, 66 people helped contribute to the goal of 20,000. Hospital staff, city employees and others from the community participated.

The event was held to encourage more people to exercise as part of Michelle Obama's fighting obesity campaign.

Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
Advertisement