Since they had already made baskets from the top of a monument, from a moving roller coaster and from a hot air balloon, the Legendary Shots knew their next trick shot would have to be creative to top their previous efforts.
The result? Check out the Catapult Shot.
The Alabama teens spent most of their winter break in January drawing a blueprint of a catapult they saw on YouTube, then constructing a giant wooden version powered by a pair of 110-pound garage springs. In addition to shelling out $300 for building materials, they borrowed power tools from their parents, painstakingly cut the wood at precisely the right angles and even painted a "Legendary Shots" logo on the side.
Actually sinking the shot turned out to be more difficult than constructing the catapult.
Because the catapult's accuracy was more scattershot than the Legendary Shots expected, it was rare for the ball to get within a foot or two of the rim. The group spent six Saturdays shooting for roughly seven hours a dayRead More »from Behold maybe the first-ever shot from a homemade catapult