Farthest Distance To Throw A Snowball

United States Roald Bradstock

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States / January 29, 2010

Roald Bradstock threw a snowball 68.10 meters. Bradstock made the snowballs in Atlanta, Georgia after a snowstorm, and then drove 600 miles to Fort Myers, Florida, where the record was set.

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- distance is measured from line of release to location wherethe snowball lands
- snowball must be made entirely from snow

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  • United States Alyjha Williams

    Alyjha Williams

    can i have your costume its awesome or tell me where i can get one :)

  • United States Alex Cunningham

    Alex Cunningham

    Technically, since hot air rises, that makes it less dense, so in that case I would have to assume throwing it in the cold would make it more resistive and result in a shorter distance. Additionally, other factors such as the padded clothing, colder and harder to move appendages, and poorer traction would cause the thrower great difficulty in the cold.

  • United States Caitlin Walsh

    Caitlin Walsh

    I'd like to know if you've considered throwing a snowball where there's snow on the ground - would the cold air affect the distance at all?

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