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Pumpkin Chucking

'Punkin chunkin'

This strange sport, also known as 'Punkin chunkin', allows players to use a handmade mechanical mechanism to hurl a pumpkin into the sky as far as possible. 1)

Various devices

The devices produced also differ considerably from one participant to the next and include giant catapults, slingshots, trebuchets, pneumatic cannons, bolt throwers, and centrifugal. 2)

5,545.43 ft

Ralph J. Eschborn II, Alex C. Eschborn, Eric J. Eschborn, Pete Hill, Stefan Hill, John Piel, Verne Weidman, Don Brill, and Harry Harding achieved the farthest distance to fire a pumpkin. It is 5,545.43 ft. 3)

Three divisions

The Pumpkin Chuckin Competition (Wisconsin 2021) is broken up into three divisions Little Chucker, Soaring Squash, Huge Hurlers. 4)

pumpkin_chucking.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/10 05:34 by aga