Feliks Zemdegs

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Feliks A Zemdegs
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Feliks A Zemdegs in 2013
Background Information
Alias(es): faz
fazrulz
Country: Australia
Born: 20 December 1995 (age 22)
Occupation(s): Student
Years Active: 2009-present
WCA ID: 2009ZEMD01
Claim to Fame: First to 100 speedcubing WRs, 3x3-7x7 and OH WRs, and Megaminx CRs.

Feliks Zemdegs is an Australian speedcuber from Melbourne, Australia. Feliks is the first to have ever gotten the achievement of taking all single and average records for 3x3 through 7x7. He is widely considered to be the most successful competitive speedcuber in history.

He is currently sponsored by Gans.

Trivia

  • Feliks is often joked about for being outstandingly good at 3x3x3 With Feet, although he has never officially done a feet solve nor publicly posted any videos of him unofficially solving with feet.

Style

Feliks Zemdegs is a color-neutral CFOP user. His meteoric rise in 2009, together with Rowe Hessler's earlier success, were the catalysts for the current popularity of color neutrality in 3x3 speedsolving.

Methods

Milestones

Feliks was the first cuber to achieve the following milestones:

Official

  • 3x3 speedsolve average: sub-10, sub-9, sub-8, sub-7, sub-6
  • 3x3 speedsolve single: sub-7, sub-6
  • 4x4 speedsolve average: sub-40, sub-35, sub-26
  • 4x4 speedsolve single: sub-35
  • 5x5 speedsolve average: sub-70, sub-65, sub-60, sub-55, sub-50, sub-45
  • 5x5 speedsolve single: sub-60, sub-50, sub-45, sub-40
  • 3x3 one-handed average: sub-15
  • 3x3 one-handed single: sub-8, sub-7
  • 6x6 speedsolve average: sub-200, sub-170, sub-90
  • 6x6 speedsolve single: sub-190, sub-180, sub-90
  • 7x7 speedsolve average: sub-230, sub-220, sub-140, sub-135
  • 7x7 speedsolve single: sub-220, sub-130
  • Holding all 3x3-7x7 records at the same time for both single and average
  • Breaking more than 100 official WCA world records

World Records

Feliks currently holds (as of 9 May 2018) 5 world records; 3 single records and 2 average records. He is the cuber with world records in the most events (current and past), with world records in 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 2x2, 3x3 One-handed, 6x6, 7x7, and 4x4 Blindfolded.

Single

  • 3x3x3 cube: 4.22
  • 3x3x3 cube One Handed: 6.88
  • 5x5x5 cube: 37.93

Average

  • 3x3x3 Cube: 5.80
  • 5x5x5 Cube: 43.21

Titles

World Titles
Preceded by
Michał Pleskowicz
2011
3x3x3 World Champion
2013, 2015
Succeeded by
Max Park
2017
Preceded by
Rowe Hessler
2009
2x2x2 World Champion
2011
Succeeded by
Cameron Stollery
2013
Preceded by
Cameron Stollery
2013
2x2x2 World Champion
2015
Succeeded by
Antonie Paterakis
2017
Preceded by
Syuhei Omura
2009
4x4x4 World Champion
2011, 2013, 2015
Succeeded by
Sebastian Weyer
2017
Preceded by
Dan Cohen
2009
5x5x5 World Champion
2011
Succeeded by
Kevin Hays
2013
Preceded by
Kevin Hays
2013
5x5x5 World Champion
2015, 2017
Incumbent
Preceded by
Dan Cohen
2009
6x6x6 World Champion
2011
Succeeded by
Kevin Hays
2013
Preceded by
Kevin Hays
2015
7x7x7 World Champion
2017
Incumbent
Preceded by
Arifumi Fushimi
2011
3x3x3 OH World Champion
2013, 2015
Succeeded by
Max Park
2017

See also

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