I went back and forth trying to decide if this was worth sharing. The actual title of the article was “How dangerous are knife throwing acts?” which was a little bit of click bait as the answer is given about two sentences:
There are reports of assistants (whom knife throwers often refer to as “targets”) being struck by knives and requiring stitches, but these are primarily the result of amateur knife-throwing attempts. Although the sport is a dangerous undertaking, there are things professional knife throwers do to mitigate the risk.
But there are a few interesting historical tidbits, and combined with a few cool YouTube knife throwing videos make a decent distraction on a Monday afternoon.
Xolette is back, having taken some time off to have a baby. Here is her first video back, as she tries to work in some reps whilst juggling the baby (figuratively, of course.)
Adam Celadin is a champion thrower from the Czech Republic. I just discovered him today. His videos are somewhat odd, but certainly entertaining and feature some impressive shots.
And finally, if you ever wanted to see a variety of knives and tomahawks thrown into ballistics gel (and through some perfectly good pork ribs), this video is for you. I especially liked his throwing a Mosin bayonet.
Have a great week folks.