PASADENA, Calif. – Jim Purol took a seat at the Rose Bowl, and then another, and then another, until he surpassed a world record.
The Anaheim man surpassed a Guinness World Record on Wednesday for "Most Seats Sat in 48 Hours" by sitting in 39,250 seats.
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He began the task Monday morning, and he's still going, hoping to rest his tush in each of the stadium's 92,542 seats by sometime this week.
The 56-year-old, who already holds several other world records, says he has dreamed of tackling the Rose Bowl seats for about 20 years — ever since he sat in all the seats at University of Michigan's football stadium.
The feat has taken a toll on his body and his cleanliness, as soot on the seats rubbed off on his clothes. He says he loves the Rose Bowl but calls the place "filthy."