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David set the record when he performed "Flight of the Bumblebee" in a blistering 66 seconds, which, if you do the math, comes out to 13 notes per second.
This violinist—known as the David Beckham of classical music—doesn't just play the classics. His repertoire also includes rockin' music like Metallica.
Rob Surette is a rapid-fire portrait painter who can finish a piece in less than two minutes. "I won the art fair every year as a kid, so I figured there was something that was going on there," he says. "My grandmother lived with us. [She was] the family artist, so I was always encouraged. Now, I'm out to inspire the world."
See his work of art come to life on Oprah's stage.
This dangerous, high-flying feat requires years of practice, skill and more than a bit of bravery, but the few people on earth who practice this extreme sport say there's no high quite like it.
JT Holmes, one of the Birdmen, says he's fulfilling a childhood dream of flying. "It's just really nice to follow the natural lines offered by a mountain instead of just flying out in the middle of the sky," he says. "Sky is sky, but every mountain is beautifully unique, so I like to fly with them."
Watch the Russian Bar Trio perform.
Christine, a former gymnast from Canada, flips and flies high in the air before landing on a bar that's only 4.5 inches wide. While it requires great skill to perform the acrobatics, Yves and Marco are the ones doing the heavy lifting.
"It's almost like a grand piano hitting your shoulder," Yves says. "Her body weight, with the g-force multiplies, ends up being about 500 pounds."
Instead of canceling the recording, Kurt suggested that Sam sing every part separately. Then, they used some digital magic to piece it together into a creative illusion. Later, Sam and Kurt took on Michael Jackson's hits. In the video, which has gotten almost 5 million hits on YouTube, Sam sings the lead vocals, backup and chorus.
Watch Sam and Kurt's Michael Jackson medley on YouTube.
Sam, a classical Greek major, says instant fame has made him better at time management. "I just don't have as much free time anymore, but we fit in making videos into the homework and the class work," he says. "It magically works out somehow."
Using one continuous line, George has etched and sketched detailed portraits of Elvis, the Beatles and President Barack Obama. Some of these creations take up to 80 hours to complete.
"It's always been a God-given talent," he says. "I picked up the Etch A Sketch when I was 10 in the back seat of the car going to Washington, D.C. I did the U.S. Capitol building and looked at it when it was done, and my parents were amazed by it."
As a special gift to Oprah, George spent 15 to 20 hours creating a portrait of Oprah's puppies, Sadie, Sunny and Lauren.