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By Dylan Lysen
Lawrence Journal-World 

Ax-throwing business hopes to offer experience for Lawrence


September 21, 2018

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — James Marx lifted the sharp object with both arms behind his head before using the momentum of his body to throw it about 15 feet.

The object, a light metal ax, made a "thwack" sound when it reached its destination, a wooden bullseye.

"I've always had a fondness for dangerous things being thrown at wood," said Marx, noting his experience in archery. "This just seems like a good time."

The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Marx and his father, Paul Marx, were some of the first ax throwers to try out the newest thrill-seeking business, Blade and Timber. The business,...

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