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Naked riders take tilt at record
Naked riders at Thorpe Park, Surrey
The stunt is to mark 50 years of the Guinness Book of Records
An attempt to break the world record for the number of naked rollercoaster riders has taken place at a Staffordshire theme park.

Thirty-two nude people attempted to ride the Nemesis at Alton Towers, in which thrill-seekers are suspended at four times the force of gravity.

A TV company filmed the stunt to mark the 50th anniversary of the Guinness Book of Records.

The aim was to beat the record set by 28 riders at Thorpe Park, Surrey.

A spokesman from Alton Towers confirmed the attempt took place but said they could not reveal whether the record was broken before the programme was shown on 11 September.

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