Peashooting takes a high-tech turn at this year's championships

07/15/2013 | BBC

The schoolyard pastime of peashooting reached new levels of competitiveness at this year's World Peashooting Championships, which have been held each year since 1971. After a nailbiting finale, the victor was Rob Bresler, who shoots peas using a laser-guided, weight-stabilized blowpipe, and wears a tin World War II helmet to protect himself from wayward legumes. "I believe I've got a shot at Sports Personality of the Year after what I've just been through," Bresler said.

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