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Positive Energy and Boomerangs | John “MoleMan” Anthony

A boomerang is just like life, according to World Champion John “MoleMan” Anthony. “Whatever you throw out, comes back to you,” he says. Displaying a personality as colorful as his extensive collection of beautifully crafted boomerangs, he takes you into the world of the boomerang, from its accidental discovery to his own story of competition that began with a birthday gift from a friend. From his first inauspicious (yet inspiring) competition, to setting a world record in the Australian Round event, to travelling the world as a member of the US National Team, MoleMan explains how applying the right kind of energy, whether to life or a carefully shaped piece of wood, can take you anywhere.

Two-time World Boomerang Champion John “MoleMan” Anthony is a man of many talents. In 1995 the 28-year veteran of international boomerang competition set a world record in the Australian round event, which combines distance accuracy and catching. As the owner of J.A.’s Cove Pro Shop in Great Barrington, MA, he applies a unique understanding of the science of bowling in matching bowlers to the right ball. The US Coast Guard veteran is also an accomplished carpenter and punk rocker.