In order to win the memorable honor, Thomas who originally hails from Great Britain had to memorize 99 faces and names; learn an unpublished poem by heart; and the correct sequence of a shuffled deck of cards.
Youd think that would be a snap for Thomas, who can recite up to 22,000 digits of pi, but he says the contest is quite challenging, especially a knockout competition where one incorrect answer can get a contestant eliminated.
As Thomas puts it, Ive never experienced pressure like that.
Now that Thomas has been declared to have Americas best memory, hes setting his sights on an even loftier goal.
In his words, I want this to solidify me as a household name, so that Americans think of me when they think of memory.
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