Road to Punkin Chunkin 2009

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The World Championship Punkin Chunkin in Bridgeville, DE is a competition like no other, where gears grind, cannons fire and “punkins” learn to fly!  The goal?  Chunk a punkin the farthest and go down in gourd history!  From catapults to trebuchets to even centrifugals and air cannons, eveyone is shooting for the holy grail of a 1-mile punkin chunk!  Will this year be the year?   In the next hour the Science Channel is taking you on a road trip to like no other, following teams as they build their gigantic pumpkin hurling contraptions and the drama unfolds.  We’ll be there every step of the way for the big builds and the huge spills as our chunkers do all they can to eek every last inch out of their launcher.  Join us as we go coast-to-coast to get in on all the gear grinding action and gourd hurling adventure…this is The Road to Punkin Chunkin.

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