August 27th, 2010. Jamaica, New York. Sharani reports on her elevating ride on the world's largest seesaw, the lastest of Ashrita Furman's Guiness World Records, and Utpal reveals the construction-journey nail by nail from start to finish in his blog Reaching New Heights.
Why a 79 foot seesaw in the middle of Jamaica Queens? Ashrita describes his latest inspiration: “As an expression of gratitude we celebrate Sri Chinmoy’s 79th birthday with a 79 feet long see-saw, which gives happiness to children small and big. Sri Chinmoy himself was such a childlike, happy person and he inspired me to set records with his weightlifting world records. His philosophy is that through happiness we can have peace.” A photo tells all!