Cuban Rolls Record-breaking 43-meter Cigar

by VR Sreeraman on  May 7, 2009 at 2:22 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
A Cuban cigar roller broke his forth world record, creating a 43.38-meter-long (142-foot-long) stogie that doubled his previous best.
 Cuban Rolls Record-breaking 43-meter Cigar
Cuban Rolls Record-breaking 43-meter Cigar

Sixty-five-year-old Jose Castelar smoked his own 2005 record of a 20.41-meter-long (67-foot-long) cigar, and vowed to continue to roll record-breaking creations.

"I'm going to continue until I do one that is the length of the Malecon" he said, referring to Havana's famous 10-kilometer (six-mile) seafront promenade.

Castelar -- who has rolled for a Saudi prince, among others -- received a Guinness world record for his troubles.

Decked out in a traditional white guayabera, Castelar explained he learned to make cigars when he was 14 years old.

But the athletic-looking sexagenarian said he limits himself to smoking one cigar a day.

Source: AFP

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted I agree to the terms and conditions

You May Also Like

More News on: