IT DEFEATED almost everyone who took part but a fundraiser was still a lot of fun.
Wicked Waffle in North End, invited people to take on its waffle challenge to raise cash for Sam’s Haven.
Adults went along to the dessert parlour in London Road with the aim of eating four waffles and 12 scoops of ice cream in 45 minutes.
Children were given the smaller challenge two waffles and six scoops of ice cream.
But only 15-year-old Rhys Lowry, from Portchester, was able to finish the dessert.
He completed it in 13 minutes.
I didn’t expect to finish it that quickly but I thought I would be able to do it.Rhys Lowry
Rhys said: ‘I didn’t expect to finish it that quickly but I thought I would be able to do it.
‘I have been told I eat quite quickly so I felt fairly confident.
‘But I thought I would complete it in around the 20 to 25 minute mark.
‘Afterwards I felt so full and couldn’t stop shivering.’
Wicked Waffle started doing the challenge last year but only two people have completed it.
Owner Harry Harrison said: ‘Julie from Sam’s Haven came up with the idea for the challenge and we thought it would fun.
‘The adults gave it a good go but no completed it. The kids made a really good effort.’
Julie Middle, a trustee from Sam’s Haven which offers short breaks to sick children, said the event was a lot of fun and raised around £400.
‘Everyone had a laugh,’ she said.
‘It was different to a normal fundraiser but we still raised a good amount.’