COME April 29, 2023 and Western Sydney businessman Mario Bekes will attempt to create history and enter the Guinness Book of World Records.
The 51-year- old is looking at a 56-hour marathon of continuous radio broadcast.
This, Mario says, is his way of challenging life. “I want to set an example, live life to the fullest and inspire people to believe in their abilities,” says Mario who first came to Canberra in Australia in 1998 on an official task.
He took a liking to this country and later moved to Sydney in 2003. This city has been his home since then.
With a background in military and diplomatic affairs, Mario did odd jobs to start off with as a migrant in a new country; and eventually he started his own business called Insigfht Intelligence
A successful businessman now, he took to podcasting as a hobby during lockdown.
A few years down the line and Mario is attempting to enter the Guinness Book of World Records – his proposed schedule would have him in his podcast studio, the ‘Secret Location’ for 56 straight hours and one minute from 11 am that day.
That means he must give up on his sleep and talk continuously for the entire length of time. For him, the longest podcast so far has been a two-hour stint.
“I am mentally setting myself up for the challenge, I want to create a legacy,” says Mario who is in the final stages of preparing my script. He wants to touch on his personal experiences around health, friends, family, business and maybe even his books.
Yes, Mario is a successful author of seven published books too.
At this point in time, he is still working out the nitty-gritty’s of the program, and is certainly hoping to make it as interesting as possible.
Sponsorship opportunities for the attrempt are available. Contcvat Mario at email@example.com
The entire broadcast will be available for streaming live through his website: https://mariosworldrecord.au/
This article was first published in Access news by Saswati Mukherjee.