Why It's Almost Impossible to Shot Put 24 Meters | WIRED
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Published on: Thursday, November 21, 2019

Why It's Almost Impossible to Shot Put 24 Meters | WIRED

Ever wonder what the upper limit of the shot put is? The record is 23.12 meters, or just under 75 feet. But could someone come along and put one even further? WIRED's Robbie Gonzalez met up with Olympic record holder Ryan Crouser to find out why putting a shot 24 meters is Almost Impossible.

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Why It's Almost Impossible to Shot Put 24 Meters | WIRED

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  • Geoff Foster

    Geoff Foster

     13 hours ago

    HGH: "I got this"

  • Nathan Fountain

    Nathan Fountain

     16 hours ago

    Me after 5:32 I can do that
    Me after 5:35 NVM

  • Blake Guth

    Blake Guth

     17 hours ago

    Fun fact Joe Kovaks threw 24.29 in warmups some years back. Obviously it didn't count, but nonetheless worth mentioning

  • Uakti HD

    Uakti HD

     1 days ago +1

    WIRED: why its almost impossible to phyiscally beat off for 5 hours straight

  • Gabriel Cernat

    Gabriel Cernat

     1 days ago

    Imagine if this guy would do a spin like that but instead of throwing a ball he would slap you at the end

  • berehost 97

    berehost 97

     1 days ago

    Its eazy went there is no gravity

  • Dustin Morris

    Dustin Morris

     1 days ago

    As an entitled American, I am offended by the use of the metric system in this video.

  • Jared  Cole

    Jared Cole

     1 days ago

    0:01 in and I'm guessing the whole video is the force you need to shotput 24 meters is not possible for humans to reach and its somehow stretched into a 10 min video

  • CrazerGamerX

    CrazerGamerX

     1 days ago +2

    Someone:clap his hands 802 times in one minute

    Wired:"Why it's almost impossible to clap 803 times in one minute"

  • MrAlexjames94

    MrAlexjames94

     1 days ago

    i used to feel pretty good about the 40 i threw in high school once.....not so much now lmao

  • captain badass

    captain badass

     2 days ago

    i was expecting some explanation involving gravity or something not some fluff peice about shot putting. to be fair i sacked it off after 2 minutes

  • Nick Helder

    Nick Helder

     2 days ago

    Who else finds the shotput guy hot af

  • 한국어TCG

    한국어TCG

     2 days ago +2

    Reads title: Why its almost impossible
    Me: But that means it is possible so should I even watch this???
    I shall

  • Michael Mathis

    Michael Mathis

     3 days ago

    We’re mainstream now boys!

  • rwjbeetle

    rwjbeetle

     3 days ago

    step 1: be built like a viking

  • Sasha Smalls

    Sasha Smalls

     3 days ago

    where my throwers at???

  • Jack Willette

    Jack Willette

     3 days ago +2

    4/5 of the way thru and the premise of the title has only been mentioned once and that was at the beginning, I'm out, nice clickbait

  • Ole

    Ole

     3 days ago

    wonder how far a strongman can throw it

  • Light

    Light

     3 days ago +1

    Wait, there was no answer for "Why It's Almost Impossible to Shot Put 24 Meters". The only reason I watched was that I thought it has to do something with the limitation of the physics of our world. Turns out the guy just have to be stronger...

  • I Dum

    I Dum

     3 days ago

    this guy looks like the villain in megamind