Many of the world records that the folks at Guinness dole out recognize skills that are otherwise pretty useless. (For example, the ability to wear a lot of t-shirts at once.)

Conversely, the Guinness World Record for the tightest parallel park actually celebrates a pretty practical talent. Anyone who's had to squeeze into a tight spot will envy the ability of German parking wizard Ronny “C-Rock” Wechselberger to slide into a space measuring only 26 centimeters (10 inches) longer than his car.

And when we say "slide," we're not kidding.  Check out the amazing way Weshselberger approaches and executes his record breaking parking job:

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