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# How does the rim weight of a discus effect how far you can throw it?

Updated: 10/22/2022

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More weight in the rim would reduce or flatten any wobble out of the discus quicker so it would be more aerodynamic. The smoother the flight, the farther it will fly. At the release, the smoothness and proper angle are very important to distance.

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