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Video: Robert Kirby's literally explosive Father's Day

Published June 18, 2014 12:32 pm
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Salt Lake Tribune columnist Robert Kirby spent Father's Day weekend on the Tavaputs Plateau shooting gumballs from wrist rockets, eventually advancing to blowing up a dryer with a bowling ball.

The first bowling ball missed and came close to hitting a cabin. The second one did some damage, but the third one took the dead dryer to the parts department.

Look for a story about what Kirby was doing on the Tavaptus shooting cannons in an upcoming Utah Bucket List story. And here's Kirby on how his new sport changed his life:

Kirby: I need your bowling balls for cannon bowling

Brett Prettyman






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