Published on: Thursday, November 21, 2019
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