Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 9/16/13
Seahawks break the 49ers The 12th man was on a mission Sunday night.  They had decided to attempt to make CenturyLink Field (Seahawks Stadium) officially the loudest stadium in the world.  In attendance at the game was an official from the Guinness Book Of World Records along with his Decibel Recording Device. I had been sceptic that the 12th man would be able to break the record.  In Europe, not only are there a lot more fans in the stands, but they are allowed to use devices such as air horns which are banned in the NFL. To my surprise the 12th man was able to break the record by 0.2 decibels, setting the new record at 131.9 decibels. Later in the game the stadium set a new record at 136.6 decibels when Marshawn Lynch scored his second touchdown. It really makes me wonder just how loud we were during “Beastquake”. Next time a fan from another team claims that their stadium is as loud as ours just smile, wink and say, “Check the record books.”   CenturyLink Field is now the loudes...
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