Make a statement in your next branding campaign with magic and card throwing from Rick Smith Jr.
Having worked with companies across the globe, Rick is able to bring a creative edge to your next product launch or promotion with his unique visual magic and card throwing skills.
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Magician Rick Smith Jr – Guinness Book of World Record Holder
Longest throw of a playing card
65.96 meters (216 ft. 4 in)
This unbroken record was set March 21st, 2002 at the Cleveland State Convention Center, now known as the Cleveland State Wolstein Center.
Most accurate playing card throwing
46 cards in 1 minute into a 8″ cylinder from 6’0′ away
This record was achieved by Rick Smith, Jr. (USA) at the Fox 8 studios in Cleveland, Ohio, USA on April 22nd, 2014
Highest throw of a playing card
21.41 m (70 ft 3 in)
This record was achieved by Rick Smith, Jr. (USA) at the Great Lakes Science Centre in Cleveland, Ohio, USA on March 14th, 2015
Guinness World Records for Throwing Cards
Rick Smith Jr. gained international notoriety when he broke the Guinness World Record for throwing a playing card the farthest on March 21, 2002. His record-breaking throw at 92 miles per hour at a distance of 216 feet 4 inches beat previous World Record holder Ricky Jay by 26 feet who had held the record for throwing a playing card at 90 miles/hour for a distance of 190 feet.
How to Throw Cards like Rick Smith Jr
Rick has put together an instructional video that teaches the art of throwing cards for distance, speed and accuracy. The Art of Card Throwing with Rick Smith, Jr. card throwing DVD is available in the magic store and provides card throwing techniques for slicing vegetables and toppling a metal pyramid of soda cans.
In addition to comprehensive instruction on extreme card throwing, Rick also demonstrates and teaches numerous card flourishes and stunts, including fantastical displays of card spinning, flicking and kicking.