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Must See Video: Everything You Know about Archery in the Movies Is Wrong

If you are one of the 99% of people who’ve seen the Lord of the Rings movies or Game of Thrones on HBO, you probably think you know a thing or two about archery.

Sorry to break it to you … but everything you think you know is wrong.

Step forward Lars Andersen, a Danish archer and all around badass. His superskills, seen in the video below, prove that Hollywood has lied to us. Again.

Historically, there was no quiver of arrows carried on the back. And no long scenes where the sexy hero pulls back the arrow in slow motion.

Take a look below, and see how things were really done:

What is your favorite historical/fantasy movie? Let us know in the comments section below.

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