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A Japanese Samurai Attempts To Slice A 100 mph Baseball With His Sword

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Think trying to hit a 100 mph fastball is difficult enough? How about trying to use a sword to slice a ball traveling at that speed?

Machii, a famous Japanese swordsman also known as a laido master, has been slicing speeding objects for few years now.  In fact, he holds numerous Guinness World Records for his impressive sword skill that include "Fastest 1,000 martial arts sword cuts", "Most sword cuts to straw mats in three minutes" and "Fastest tennis ball cut by sword”, according to Wikipedia.

This time, he will try to slice a baseball with thrown at 100mph.

A speed gun is positioned behind the samurai to get the accurate speed of the baseball.  Will he be able to cut it? Don’t blink as he unsheathes his sword and shows us his remarkable skill.

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