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7,000 Iowans set new Hokey Pokey record

September 5, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
More than 7,000 Hawkeye residents recently attempted to break the Hokey Pokey world record.It was all a part of the second annual FryFest named in honor of former University of Iowa football coach Hayden Fry.

Officials from the Guinness World Records were on the scene in Coralville, Iowa on Friday to count participants.

The current record was set back in 2003 in Toronto with almost 4,500 people.