Arjeplog, Sweden – On March 7, 2017 British Olympian Graham Bell put on skis and was towed behind a Jaguar XF Sportbrake driven by Philip Talboys. During the stunt, Graham Bell set a new record for fastest towed speed on skis with a speed of 117.48 MPH or 189.07 KMH. The previous fastest time was 112 KMH. Impressive!
According to Reuters.com, the attempt took place at test facility owned by Jaguar Land Rover in far northern Sweden in the Arctic Circle. It was -28 C (-18 F) during the attempt.
Graham Bell Set The World Record For Fastest Towed Speed On Skis Presented By Guinness World Records
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Uploaded on Oct 3, 2017
The fastest towed speed on skis is 189.07 km/h (117.48 mph) and was achieved by Graham Bell and Jaguar Land Rover (both UK) in Arjeplog, Sweden on 7 March 2017.
The car used for the attempt was a Jaguar XF Sportbrake which was driven by Philip Talboys (UK).
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