Odisha’s first and the only Guinness World Records holder Keshab Swain, famous for creating several national and international records in Green Coconut breaking with elbow, head and knee, today spread his presence on the web with the launch of his dedicated official website www.keshabswain.com . A Martial Art and fitness trainer by professions, Keshab Swain also went live on social media arena with presence on popular social media sites facebook, twitter and youtube.
The website www.keshabswain.com was today formally launched by Shri Subrat Tarai, Hon’ble Minister Department of Commerce and Transport in the presence of international sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik and other eminent personalities from all walks of life at a grand ceremony at Bhubaneswar.
With the launch of the website and presence in social media, Keshab Swain hopes to inspire the youth of today to take up adventure sports as well as Martial Art and fitness training. A black belt in Karate and Kickboxing, Keshab Swain also hopes to increase his reach to the people especially youth mass and helping them with fitness tips, counseling, natural treatments for general diseases and many other solutions regarding physical and mental peace through his website and social media presence. Keshab Swain also expressed gratitude to NALCO, IDCO, OPGC, Tata Steel and L&T for extending support to him for launch of www.keshabswain.com .
It may be noted here that Keshab Swain hailing from a remote village Baharpur in Dharakote block of Ganjam district of Odisha, is the first Odia who created a history in Guinness World Records by smashing 85 green coconuts with his elbow in just one minute in the year 2012. He is also the first and unique Guinness World Records holder to have created a world record in breaking green coconuts by elbow.
A Martial Art Expert, Keshab Swain first made it to the Limca Book of Records in 2007 by breaking 135 green coconuts with elbow, fist, knee and head in a time span of 7 minutes and 26 seconds. In 2013, he broke 250 green coconuts with elbow, knee, fist and head in just 8 minutes, 56 seconds flat. With this score, he broke his own earlier record in the Limca Book of Records of breaking 184 green coconuts in six minutes and six seconds in 2010. He has set records in Limca Book of National Records for 5 times. Keshab Swain also set a new record in the history of Asia Book of Records and India Book of Records by breaking 18 tender coconuts with his head in just 1 minute in 2012.
He won the Biju Patnaik State Bravery Award for 2008-2009 for rescuing and saving lives of several pilgrims of Madhya Pradesh from a burning bus at Bhubaneswar in 2008. On January 21, 2008, at around 8.45am, as the bus accidentally caught fire at Kalpana square in Bhubaneswar when most of the passengers were sleeping, Keshab Swain risked his life by breaking into the bus and rescued several tourists to safety though he himself sustained injuries in the process. In 2013, Keshab Swain was felicitated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha with a citation and cash award of Rs 75,000 for meritorious achievements and for bringing glory to the State as the first Odia to become Guinness World Records holder.
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