Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Pumpkins Fly Through The Air At Punkin' Chunkin' Contest

Hundreds of Missoulians got into the Halloween spirit at a pumpkin cannon shooting contest called Punkin' Chunkin' at Ryan Creek Meadows. Once properly loaded, the cannons have enough power to launch a pumpkin almost a mile away.

UM News reporter Emily Foster and photographer Bernie Riggs found out why competitors choose to shoot pumpkins through the air instead of carving them.

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