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The World's Farthest Basketball Shot | Legendary Shots

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Published on Aug 1, 2010

Evan from the Legendary Shots team throws a ball from the top of the Vulcan monument in Birmingham, Alabama. To our knowledge this is the farthest shot (direct distance from shooter to goal) ever made. Whether it's also the longest (horizontal distance) is debatable (Dude Perfect's at Kyle Field is about the same length). THANK YOU VULCAN STAFF!

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MEASUREMENTS:
Height: The platform is 134 feet above ground level, and the ball was released from about 6 feet above the platform. The goal was 10 feet high and was placed about 10 feet below the base of the statue, meaning the height from hoop to shooter was 140 feet.
Length: This is harder to tell, but we had a few people pace it off, and they came in at between 50 and 60 paces. The average person's pace is about 3 feet, so the length of the shot is about 150-180 feet.
Direct distance: Since height^2 + length^2 = distance^2, the distance from the shooter's hand to the hoop is about 205-228 feet.

Note (Aug. 2013): As time has gone by, ourselves and other trick shot groups have certainly bested the distance of this shot. We have left the video with its original title as a nod to the status that it held at the time that it was made.


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