WORLD’S MOST AMAZING ARCHER in Slow Motion – Smarter Every Day 130

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Byron Ferguson travels the world doing live exhibition. I should note, that Byron doesn’t call himself the “Best” archer, or the “Most Amazing” archer or anything like that. These are my words, because to me, he really is the most amazing archer.
He’s a cool dude with the right balance of humility and confidence, and I have an incredible amount of respect for him as a person. I’m under no obligation to recommend that you hire him for your live event… but I do. Book him through his wife Wanda here under “Exhibition Shooting”.

Music is “Empousai” by A Shell In The Pit. Download it here:

A huge thank you to Alexander for shooting his compound bow for the high speed, as well as helping me rig up the Harry’s Razor pop up target.

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Note: I realize that circle packing isn’t a perfect way to quantify this. It was a new geometric concept to me that I had never used and really liked the idea of exploring it. It doesn’t take into account an edge hit or grazing shot, for example… but all in all I feel like it’s a great way to get a quick feel for the difficulty of hitting a target.

Thank you to Matthew Feickert who coded the equation in LaTeX for the video.


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