Worlds longest bow and arrow shot

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How a Man With No Arms Set the Record for Longest Archery Shot

worlds longest bow and arrow shot

Guinness World Records SMASHED! - Episode 5

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A schoolboy who dreamed of being Robin Hood has smashed a world long distance record in Flight Archery after firing an arrow the length of five football pitches. Zak Crawford, who is just 14, shot an arrow nearly metres - an incredible metres further than the previous record. The teenager was competing in the senior underlb class using a recurve bow at the Northern Counties Flight Championships. He also broke world records in the junior recurve and junior compound categories at the competition at RAF Church Fenton in Yorkshire. Record breaker: Teenager Zak Crawford trains for three hours every night and hopes to make it to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in Zak, who started the sport when he was just six, said he was 'over the moon' at winning the hat trick of world records.

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The bow and arrow are known to have been invented by the end of the Upper Paleolithic. Archery was an important military and hunting skill for over 10, year and figures prominently in the mythologies of many cultures. Archers, whether on foot, in chariots or on horseback were a major part of most militaries until about when they began to be replaced by firearms , first in Europe, and then progressively elsewhere. Archery continues to be a popular sport; most commonly in the form of target archery, but in some places also for hunting. Based on indirect evidence, the bow seems to have been invented near the transition from the Upper Paleolithic to the Mesolithic , some 10, years ago. The oldest direct evidence dates to 8, years ago. The discovery of stone points that could have been employed equally successfully as insets for spears or arrows in Sibudu Cave , South Africa, has prompted the proposal that bow and arrow technology could have existed as early as 64, years ago.

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The farthest accurate shot in archery under World Archery conditions is Born without arms, the 'Armless Archer' taught himself to expertly use a bow and arrow using his feet and shoulders. - It is hard not to be impressed by archery shooting a target 70 meters about 77 yards away, and hitting the gold, which is about the size of a CD.


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