The Science Behind Archery:
Launching a Perfect Arrow The Science Behind Archery: Launching a Perfect Arrow

The scientific stats for Olympic archery are amazing:

Hundreds of thousands of arrows shot.

Over four tons of cumulative draw weight.

And an arrow cruising for the ten ring – a perfect shot – reaches speeds faster than 150 miles per hour.

Gravity. Kinetic energy. Arrow trajectory. It’s all here in this video, featuring Olympic medalist and archery rockstar Brady Ellison, who joins ESPN’s Sport Science to teach us what goes into shooting the perfect arrow.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1D6v3kZrHM

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