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Boomerang Trick Shots

This impressive Boomerang Trick Shots video, led by World Champion Boomerang Thrower Logan Broadbent, keeps your eye on the boomerang with solid screen graphics and some surprising targets—giant powder-filled balloons, gongs, light bulbs, lit candles, and more. Reminder: Broadbent is a pro. Don’t try those last two at home.

Frisco, Texas-based sports YouTubers Dude Perfect—Cody Jones, Garrett Hilbert, Tyler Toney, and Coby and Cory Cotton—host the video and go for a few boomerang trick shots of their own. Bonus puppy moment included.

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But how do boomerangs work, how do you aim one, and do they come back? Follow the video above with some science. James May explains in this BBC Earth Lab video:


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Want to try a few tricks? The Blue Speed Racer Fast Catch Boomerang, Superflight Aerobie Orbiter Boomerang, Glacier Wooden Boomerang, and Hummingbird Australian Wood Boomerang are all highly-rated. Or check out the Ninja Boomerangs Broadbent uses.

File under: Practice.

Next: Club & ring juggling tricks with a team of four jugglers, Ridiculous Tricks You Can Do With a Slinky, Taiwan’s Spintop Masters, and the incredible sport of cup stacking, explained.

Bonus: Selyna Bogino juggles basketballs with her feet.

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