Juggling for STEM: Local tech professional sets a Guinness record

Originally posted on Idaho Statesman, October 2, 2015

David Rush, a senior product manager at Cradlepoint, broke a Guinness World Record Friday during the company’s block party in Boise’s Basque Block.

Rush juggled three objects while blindfolded for 6 minutes and 34 seconds, besting the previous world record by 5 seconds. Rush, a graduate of Boise State University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, said he tackled the feat to promote STEM education.

Among the crowd for the record-breaking juggle were three official witnesses to ensure the feat would pass Guinness muster: Amy Moll, engineering dean at Boise State University; Jay Larsen, president and founder of the Idaho Technology Council; and Blake Youde, chief communications and legislative affairs officer for the Idaho State Board of Education.

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