The Cherry Pit Spitting Contest

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Bill Leff and Orion Samuelson learn about the 40th International cherry pit spitting contest, courtesy of Herb Teichman, founder of the competition and owner of Tree-mendus Orchards.

Pit Spit

Mayor Dave Kurtz spits 28’11” during his attempt in the Dignitaries Division during the 39th Annual International Pit Spit Championship at Tree-Mendus Fruit Farms in Eau Claire, MI, on Saturday, July 7, 2012. (Robert Franklin / South Bend Tribune)