Arizona director of communication services Matt Ensor sent to the media on Saturday morning the following information about Rob Gronkowski’s catch of a football on Friday from a helicopter hovering above Arizona Stadium:
Adjudicating Body: Guinness World Records
Record Being Attempted: Highest altitude catch of an American Football
Participants attempting the record:
- Arizona football team
- Rob Gronkowski
- Donnie Salum (former Arizona linebacker)
- Liquid Light
Current Record Holder: Dude Perfect
Current Record Height: 563 feet
NEW RECORD SET YESTERDAY: 620 feet (under review by Guinness)
Arizona video of the catch:
— Arizona Football (@ArizonaFBall) April 24, 2021
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