The Bottle Flip
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The Bottle Flip is when you have a bottle about 1/3 full and you flip it and land it upright. Mike Senatore, a High School Senior, landed a bottle flip for his Senior Talent Show at Ardrey Kell High School in Charlotte, North Carolina. After getting the bottle flip on tape, it was posted on the internet and went viral with over 5 million views. After it went viral, Mike became famous and appeared on a few talk shows including The Late Show where he coached Stephen Colbert on bottle flipping. Mike’s video became so popular, many famous Youtube celebrities, such as Dude Perfect and How Ridiculous, made trick-shot bottle flip videos. People all over the world are practicing the bottle flip at school, work, the park, at home, etc. But many do not realize the science behind how it lands and how it stays upright. If you know Mrs. Reynolds, you know that she is a championship bottle flipper. Back in 2015, Mrs. Reynolds competed in the World Bottle Flipping Competition in Florida. She placed second in team bottle flipping along side her teammate, Mrs. Beck. Later in the week, Mrs. Reynolds had her proudest moment as she stepped on the podium to receive her gold medal in 64 ounce bottle flipping. Her medal was later revoked as it was revealed that she used a weighted bottle in the competition. In the same week, she had her best and worst moments of her life.