10 records concerning throws
- The longest frisbee throw
- The bounce record of a stone thrown on the water
- The most famous pitcher
- The highest throw without a parachute
- The longest throw of an object
- The longest launch of a boomerang
- The oldest record of disc throwing
- The most spectacular knife throw
- The launches in athletics
- The launch of the rice
The longest frisbee throw
The record bounce of a stone thrown on the water
In his career as a pitcher, Kurt Steiner has collected more than 10,000 quality stones, which he chooses personally and with great care: they must weigh between 85 and 225 g, have a very smooth surface, a flat side and a thickness between 6 and 8 mm.
The most famous pitcher
The highest launch without a parachute
The longest launch of an object
The longest launch of a boomerang
The oldest record for disc throwing
The most spectacular knife throw
He also set the record for the shortest time to throw 10 knives (14 seconds) and the shortest time to throw alternately 10 knives on both sides of a human target (4.29 seconds), recorded respectively in November and July 2008.
The launches in athletics
The men's world record for disc throwing is 74.08 m and belongs to the German Jürgen Schult (1986); the women's (and absolute) record was set by Gabriele Reinsch in 1988: 76.80 m.
In 1986 it was also the men's world record for the hammer throw, recorded by Jurij Sedych with 86.74 m. The women's record is more recent: in 2016 the Polish Anita Włodarczyk launched at a distance of 82.98 m.
In 1996 the javelin of the Czech Jan Železný raced 98.48 m, while 72.28 m is the measure reached in 2008 by the Czech Barbora Špotáková.
The men's world record for outdoor weight casting was set by American Randy Barnes, who achieved 23.12 m in 1990. A little less for women: in 1987 the Russian Natal'ja Lisovskaja set a record of 22.63 m.
The launch of rice
This custom, now widespread throughout the world, has its roots in China: according to an ancient legend, in a very distant time the country had been hit by a terrible famine. Seeing the suffering of the peasants, the Good Genius decided to intervene: he sacrificed all his teeth throwing them in a swamp. The water thus transformed them into seeds, from which thousands of rice plants began to sprout, which allowed the country to rise again.
The throwing of the rice to the bride and groom was therefore assumed as a symbol and wish for love, fertility and abundance.