Competition, Records and Achievements

The WHPVA maintains speed and distance records for various times and distances for land, water and air vehicles. Please consult the competition rules for such attempts and contact the national association member nearest you for further information. Some outstanding achievements which are pending to be ratified as records or which cannot be ratified are listed separately.
Some records have a link to download Observer Report (OR).


HPV Racer QUEST
HPV Tricycle QUEST
HPV Tricycles
HPV Racer Tru Blu and Team Phantom (cc)



Competition Rules

The WHPVA supports human-powered vehicle competition and ratifies and maintains performance records for the purpose of promoting advancements in human-power technology. See more about Competition Rules (last Edition 2009) and download the PDF-Document.


»»  Competition Rules (PDF)



Vehicle Types

All Vehicle Types, that can be used in Competition, are devided into three categories. Each category has some subcategories for the different vehicles types.


»»  Vehicles Types
 

Location Altitude

The Altitude of Competition Locations become important for HPV Record Hunters. Here you can see a summary of Competition Locations, which are appearing in the List of Records.

»»  Location Altitude Summaries

 

Index of Records



Land


»»  200 meter flying start speed trial - Men, Single rider
»»  200 meter flying start speed trial - Women, Single rider
»»  200 meter flying start speed trial, arms only - Men, Single rider
»»  200 meter flying start speed trial, arms only - Women, Single rider
»»  200 meter flying start speed trial - Men, Multiple rider
»»  200 meter flying start speed trial - Women, Multiple rider
»»  200/600 meter flying start speed trial - Men, Single rider
»»  200/600 meter flying start speed trial - Women, Single rider
»»  200/600 meter flying start speed trial - Men, Multiple rider
»»  1/4 mile drag race - Men, Single rider
»»  1/4 mile drag race - Men, Multiple rider
»»  1/4 mile drag race - Women, Single rider
»»  500 meter flying start speed trial - Men, Single rider
»»  500 meter flying start speed trial - Women, Single rider
»»  500 meter flying start speed trial, arms only - Men, Single rider
»»  500 meter flying start speed trial - Men, Multiple rider
»»  1,000 meter flying start speed trial - Men, Single rider
»»  1,000 meter flying start speed trial - Women, Single rider
»»  1,000 meter flying start speed trial, arms only - Men, Single rider
»»  1,000 meter flying start speed trial, arms only - Women,Single rider
»»  1,000 meter flying start speed trial - Men, Multiple rider
»»  1 mile (1609m) flying start speed trial - Men, Single rider
»»  1 mile (1609m) flying start speed trial - Women, Single rider
»»  1 mile (1609m) flying start speed trial - Men, Multiple rider
»»  4,000 meter standing start - Men, Single rider
»»  4,000 meter standing start, arms only - Men, Single rider
»»  10,000 meter standing start - Men, Single rider
»»  10,000 meter standing start, arms only - Men, Single rider
»»  100 km standing start - Men, Single rider
»»  100 km standing start- Women, Single rider
»»  1 hour standing start - Men, Single rider
»»  1 hour standing start - Women, Single rider
»»  1 hour standing start - Junior, Single rider
»»  1 hour standing start, arms only - Men, Single rider
»»  1 hour standing start - Men, Multiple rider
»»  6 hour standing start - Men, Single rider
»»  6 hour standing start - Women, Single rider
»»  6 hour standing start, arms only - Men, Single rider
»»  12 hour standing start - Men, Single rider
»»  12 hour standing start - Women, Single rider
»»  24 hour standing start - Men, Single rider
»»  1 mega meter (1.000.000m) standing start - Men, Single rider


Water


»»  100 meter flying start speed trial - Men, Single rider
»»  100 meter flying start speed trial - Women, Single rider
»»  100 meter flying start speed trial - Men, Multiple rider
»»  2,000 meter standing start speed trial - Men, Single rider
»»  12 hour standing start speed trial - Men, Single rider
»»  24 hour standing start speed trial - Men, Single rider
»»  24 hour standing start speed trial - Women, Single rider
»»  24 Hour standing start speed trial - Mixed, Multiple Rider
»»  24 Hour standing start speed trial - Mixed, Multiple Rider Relay


Underwater


»»  10 meter, propeller, flying start speed trial - Men, Single rider
»»  10 meter, propeller, flying start speed trial - Men, Multiple rider
»»  10 meter, non-propeller, flying start speed trial - Men, Multiple rider


Air


»»  First Kremer prize - 1 mile figure of eight
»»  Kremer world speed competition
»»  Men's closed course distance record
»»  Men's straight distance & duration record
»»  Women's straight distance record
»»  Women's duration & closed course distance record



WHPVA DISCLAIMER

These records are displayed in Web format for information only.
The master set of official Records is maintained by the WHPVA Records Committee and Historian.