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 It's about two-fifths as fast as a Hare In other words, 522 yards per minute is 0.4 times the speed of a Hare, and the speed of a Hare is 3 times that amount. (for European Brown Hare, a.k.a. Brown Hare, a.k.a. Lepus europaeus, a.k.a. Brown Hare)The European Hare can run at speeds of up to 1,000 yards per minute. While speed is a factor in their escapes, hares evade their chief predators — wolves, foxes, and golden eagles — by fleeing in a zigzag pattern. It's about two-fifths as fast as a Greyhound In other words, 522 yards per minute is 0.396 times the speed of a Greyhound, and the speed of a Greyhound is 2.53 times that amount. (a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)Greyhounds reach average race speeds of 1,320 yards per minute. Despite their racing prowess, greyhounds are not considered energetic dogs — the typical greyhound race requires the dogs to run for less than 35 seconds. It's about three times as fast as a Crocodile In other words, 522 yards per minute is 2.9 times the speed of a Crocodile, and the speed of a Crocodile is 0.34 times that amount. (American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 180 yards per minute. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 360 yards per minute. It's about one-fourth as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball) In other words, 522 yards per minute is 0.27 times the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball), and the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is 3.7 times that amount. (a.k.a. knuckler, a.k.a. floater, a.k.a. dancer, a.k.a. butterfly ball) (major league average)The average speed of major league knuckleball pitch is 2,000 yards per minute. Eddie Cicotte, who was later implicated in the 1919 Black Sox scandal, is credited with developing the pitch ca. 1906. It's about one-fourth as fast as a Cheetah In other words, 522 yards per minute is 0.2592 times the speed of a Cheetah, and the speed of a Cheetah is 3.858 times that amount. (Acinonyx jubatus)The cheetah can reach speeds of up to 2,014 yards per minute in short bursts. From a crouching position, the cheetah can attain these speeds in just 2.25 seconds. It's about four times as fast as Michael Phelps In other words, 522 yards per minute is 4.095 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.24418 times that amount. (at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)Setting a world record, Michael Phelps swam the 200 m freestyle in 1:42.96 for an average speed of 127.460 yards per minute. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics - more than all but eight of the competing nations. It's about one-fourth as fast as a Hurricane In other words, 522 yards per minute is 0.24 times the speed of a Hurricane, and the speed of a Hurricane is 4.17 times that amount. (formally: Topical cyclone; a.k.a. typhoon)A hurricane is defined by the US National Hurricane Center as a Northern Hemisphere tropical storm having one-minute average wind-speeds of at least 2,170 yards per minute. Typhoons Tip (October, 1979) and Keith (October, 1997) and Hurricanes Camille (August, 1969) and Allen (August, 1980) jointly hold the record for highest tropical storm wind speeds at 5,650 yards per minute.