World Record #9: Fastest Tedx talk under a minute

Fran Capo recaptures her entire 26 minute talk in 59.275 seconds

Date: December 7, 2019

World Record: Fastest Tedx Talk: 59.275 seconds

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Documentation: Photos, Video, Live Audience, time keepers, TEDx committee, Record Republic World Record Certificate- Registry of Official World Records.

Location: Tedx Stage, Hilton Head South Carolina in the Harbor Town Clubhouse at The Sea Pines Resort.

Details: Tedx Hilton Head Women presented “Bold & Brilliant” theme. Fran Capo presented her big idea, entitled “How a World Record Mindset Can Help you Accomplish Anything” in 59.275 seconds in front of a live audience and TEDx production team consisting of 200 people. Her talk consisted of 3 world record stories, and 7 world record mindsets and for the world record it was a condensed version of her Full TEDx presentation previously given in 26 minutes. Fulfilling all the TEDX guidelines for an accepted talk.


Quick facts: TED talks stands for Technology, Entertainment and design.

It was born in 1984 out of Richard Saul Wurman’s idea that these three fields inspire people He hooked up with co-founded Harry marks and the first TED talks were about the compact disc, the e-book and cutting edge 3D graphics from Lucasfilm. It was a flop financially. 6 years later TED relaunched and became an annual event in Monterey California attracting a very influential crowd from many disciplines and was by invitation only with tickets going for up to $10,000. Today the talks are worldwide and open to the general public. Speakers submit or are nominated, and TEDx talks are in 133 countries around the world.

The first 6 TED talks were posted online on June 27, 2006. By 2009 number of TED talks great to 100 million views. In fall of 2012 Ted talks celebrated it’s one billionth video view.