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How fast can you throw?
Has anyone actually clock a throw against a radar gun to see how fast they throw?
Does anyone know how fast some of the pro throw?
What is the speed rating of a disc in MPH at which the disc is designed to be thrown?

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i was wondering the same thing, i think im gonna borrow my soon to be father in law's radar gun (OK county sheriff)
One day by the course there was one of the traffic radar trailers sitting there and I went over and threw a couple of discs past it and I got a speed of 43 MPH. I know I don't have much of an arm so I guessing that isn't very fast.
60 to 77 miles per hour are the speeds I ve been clocked at ,sidearm is a faster throw we learned, about 5 to 10 mph faster, We use a speed gun at some of our cities get to know disc golf events
63mph tops. The first time I was clocked was at 51mph. Tomahawk throws actually move faster than side arm throws. Ben Calhouns backhand was clocked at 74mph.
I have been clocked at 72 mph. Did it a few times, but its really hard to control when throwing that fast.
thats the showoff though....lol
I've been ticketed for speeding in OK and you may want to find a more accurate measuring device.
I've heard of Feldberg and Avery being clocked at 75MPH+. I've never clocked myself, so I have no idea.
I would imagine its in the 70s, Thats crazy that theres guys out there throwing in the high 700's.
No kidding I got a ticket for going 65 and had my cruz-control set to 45 in a new car... and it was goign the speed it said it was going... either bad radar or bad cop?
Are there any measurements of how many RPMs disc has as it leaves the hand? This can be done by throwing a disc dyed 1/2 black and 1/2 white with a high speed video camera over head and counting the rotations in slow motion. This would tell you how much snap you get. I'd love to see a study on rpm vs speed effect on the distance of a frisbee's flight.
At the Vibram open this year I saw both Avery and Feldie clocked in the 72-73 MPH range

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