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A real-life archer faster than Legolas?

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Mar 23 2013, 11:56pm


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Legolas in vlog #8 courtesy of DarkJackal We all know that Legolas Greenleaf is pretty speedy with that Lothlorien bow of his. But that's in Movieland. Surely it's impossible to replicate in real life.

Danish archer Lars Andersen believes he's rediscovered ancient techniques that allow him to shoot as fast -- or faster than -- Legolas does in the movie of The Lord of the Rings.

The trick? He holds not just the one arrow in his hand, but every single arrow he intends to shoot -- so each arrow is ready to be fired immediately. There's a good view of it at around 3 min 15 secs in the video below, and some interesting and insightful discussion of the technique in this old post over on Reddit.






Russian archer SeregedelReal is pretty fast on the draw too!


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A real-life archer faster than Legolas? News from Bree Send a private message to News from Bree Mar 23 2013, 11:56pm
    this is +amazing+ Maciliel Send a private message to Maciliel Mar 24 2013, 11:36am
        posted to the wrong forum tho. apologies // Demosthenes Send a private message to Demosthenes Mar 24 2013, 11:48am
    Ahhhh! Beren0nehanded Send a private message to Beren0nehanded May 24 2013, 1:48pm

 
 
 

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