George Scholey

What I’ve Learned About Life So Far from a Plastic Cube

Watching George solve a Rubik’s Cube literally beggars belief. It’s impossibly fast. In fact, he holds multiple records in pursuing his craft. George joins us in Durham to talk about his journey into this unlikely occupation, insight into how he approaches the Rubik’s Cube but also what are some important insights about learning & life that he feels is worth sharing to a wider audience.

George’s bio

A Rubik’s Cube Supersolver

George Scholey is best known for his Rubik’s Cube ‘speedsolving’ abilities which has led to hold two Guiness World Records. He is also an official Brand Ambassador for Rubik’s where he continues to compete around the world representing the brand. His most recent world record saw George solve an astonishing 6,931 Rubik’s cube puzzles in 24 hours which means he was solving a Rubik’s cube every 12 seconds on average. His world records and speedsolving talents have led to appearances on BBC News, BBC Breakfast, Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, LBC Radio & This Morning.

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