The Magic of Rick Smith Jr

The Magic of Rick Smith Jr

 Broadview Heights, Ohio, USA

Rick Smith Jr. is a world class entertainer specializing in Illusions, stage magic, and card throwing. Rick holds the world record for longest card throw of 216 feet 4 inches, Rick has been a guest on the Ellen Degeneres Show, Ripley's Believe it or Not, and most recently America's Got Talent.


Rick Smith Jr. gained international notoriety when he broke the Guinness World Record for distance playing card throwing on March 21, 2002. His record-breaking throw was an amazing 216 feet 4 inches, which topped the previous record by over 15 feet! The throw was performed at the Cleveland State University Convocation Center in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, USA, and can be seen on youtube.

Besides throwing cards amazing distances, Rick is known for amazing accuracy, speed, and power. In his numerous television appearances, Rick can been seen slicing bananas, carrots, celery, and other objects in half with ease. Rick is even capable of throwing a card through the rind of a watermelon, that's one powerful throw!

Rick Smith Jr. incorporates card throwing, flicking, and manipulation into his personal and college magic performances.

Rick's Card Throwing abilities have been showcased on the following television programs:

•The Ellen Degeneres Show - NBC
•Ripley's Believe it or Not - TBS
•America's Got Talent - NBC
•Time Warp - Discovery Channel
•Master of Champions - ABC
•I've Got a Secret - GSN
•Last Call with Carson Daly - NBC
•Steve Harvey's Big Time - The WB
•The Wayne Brady Show - CBS
•Attack of the Show - G4TV
•Minute to Win It - NBC
•Sport Science - FSN
•Head Rush - Discovery
•Guinness World Records Show - Italy