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How fast can you solve a Rubik's cube?

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - For some, it takes a lifetime; for others, solving a Rubik’s cube can be done in just seconds.

Zachary Ochs, a high school sophomore, is the North Carolina record holder in at least one cubing event.

His record for solving a Rubik’s cube in a competition is 6.73 seconds. More of his statistics can be found here.

Ochs has traveled across the country to participate in competitions. He wanted to bring a competition closer to home.

Ochs organized the Cape Fear Cubing Competition on Sat., June 22 at Cape Fear Community College’s Union Station from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. It was the first event of its kind in Wilmington.

Around 100 cubers attended.

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