Jay's Record Book
Jay's Newest World Record for Skywalk 2012!
Longest cumulative distance on a highwire over 100 meters high: Total distance of 11.81 miles (62,400 feet) / 19.01 Km during Skywalk 2012 in Niagara Canada.
Longest building-to-building skywalk: 2,190 feet in 2001 In 1 hour, 9 minutes, Jay skywalked between two forty-story buildings on opposite sides of the Love River in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Longest and highest BLINDFOLDED skywalk: 800 feet long, 300 feet high in 1998 Walking BLINDFOLDED 300 feet above glittering Las Vegas, Jay Cochrane captured his FIFTH WORLD RECORD for skywalking. The phenomenal performance took place between the towers of the Flamingo Hilton and was broadcast on FOX Network's "Guinness World Records: Primetime" on Tuesday, February 23, 1999!
Longest and highest nighttime building-to-building skywalk: 600-ft-long, 525 feet high in 1996 The showpiece of the Shanghai Tourism Festival, Jay's walk captivated the audience and could be seen from skyscrapers throughout the city.
Longest and highest combined skywalk: 2,098-ft-long, 1,340 feet high in 1995 Jay skywalked from one cliff wall of Qutang Gorge, China, to the opposite side above the Yangtze River. In 53 minutes, Jay cemented his position as the premier skywalker of our age.
Longest time on a wire: 21 days in 1981 Jay completed this remarkable feat in San Juan, Puerto Rico, breaking his own record of 20 days held since 1976.
Farthest distance on a wire: 2 1/2 miles in 1972 In 4 hours, 34 minutes, Jay traversed a 300-foot-long wire at a height of 120 feet between the Hockey Hall of Fame and the Canadian National Grandstand in Toronto at the Canadian National Exposition a total of 41 times.