Ekornes Sets World Record for Longest Sofa
This weekend, the furniture industry in Sykkylven built a sofa measuring 890.25 meters in length.
The numerous furniture companies in Sykkylven have been working together to achieve this new world record. The sofa was built on Sykkylvsbrua, a bridge spanning the wide fjord of Sykkylven.
The organizers of the event hope that their record is so "over the top" that it will never be beaten, and Arve Ekornes (Ekornes ASA) has told the media: "This record belongs to Sunnmøre"
A representative for The Guinness World Records was in Sykkylven this weekend, to check the measurement. The sofa was assembled in 47.5 minutes, and thousands of people showed up to witness the event.
The record sofa was built on the bridge crossing the fjord of Sykkylven.
Assembling the sofa took 47.5 minutes