How to use boomerang
Returning boomerangs, what are they used for these days?
The boomerangs are famous for their ability to return. Skills to manage
boomerang flight is the subject of many exciting competitions, such as:
- Aussie Round: The thrown boomerang should cross
the 50 meter circle and return to the centre. Five attempts are
given to each thrower and points are given for distance, accuracy,
and how well the boomerang was caught by the thrower. Indeed, many
believe this is the ultimate boomerang contest.
- Accuracy: This competition requires the thrower
not to touch the boomerang after the throw. The boomerang is allowed
to drop in the circles and points are given to the most accurate
throw. Each thrower has five attempts. There are two accuracy
disciplines in major competitions: Accuracy 100 and Accuracy 50.
- Endurance: In this competition, points are given
to the number of catches the thrower makes every 5 minutes.
- Fast Catch: This competition gives points to the
fastest time a thrower can throw and catch boomerangs five times.
- Trick Catch/Doubling: Points are given for trick
catches. This is somewhat like an exhibition game.
- Consecutive Catch: Points are awarded for the
number of catches achieved before the boomerang is dropped. The
event is not timed.
- MTA 100 (Maximal Time Aloft, field size: 100 meters):
Points are awarded for the length of time the boomerang hovers in
the air. The field is normally a circle measuring 100 meters.
In all boomerang competition the minimum distance of throw should be
20 meters with the thrower standing in the center of concentric circles.
There are many other boomerang competitions essentially played just
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