Competitors Launch Pumpkins With Catapults in Last Fling Pumpkin SlingRobotics and engineering clubs battle it out at the annual Last Fling Pumpkin Sling. The clubs use catapults to try and launch pumpkins as far as possible. Some of the catapults can send pumpkins flying for hundreds of yards. Last year a pumpkin was thrown the wrong way and hit a truck window. Take a look:
Here's a video of a pumpkin that traveled 959 feet during the competition.
Posted on October 24, 2011