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How fast is 726.0 yards per minute?
It's about one-tenth as fast as a Skydiver (headfirst)
The speed of a Skydiver (headfirst) is about 4,700 yards per minute.
(Head-to-Earth orientation or standing, average conditions, terminal velocity)
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It's about one-fifth as fast as a Tornado
The speed of a Tornado is about 3,622.6670 yards per minute.
(EF2) (wind speed range average)
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It's about one-fifth as fast as a Skydiver (belly-to-earth)
The speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth) is about 3,500 yards per minute.
(Belly-to-Earth orientation, average conditions, terminal velocity)
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It's about one-fourth as fast as a Fastball (baseball)
The speed of a Fastball (baseball) is about 2,700 yards per minute.
(a.k.a. rising fastball, a.k.a. cross-seam fastball, a.k.a. heater, a.k.a. hummer, a.k.a. smoker; for four-seam grip) (major league average)
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It's about one-third as fast as a Curveball (baseball)
The speed of a Curveball (baseball) is about 2,200 yards per minute.
(a.k.a. hook, a.k.a. hammer, a.k.a. yakker) (major league average)
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It's about one-third as fast as a Hurricane
The speed of a Hurricane is about 2,170 yards per minute.
(formally: Topical cyclone; a.k.a. typhoon)
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It's about one-third as fast as a Cheetah
The speed of a Cheetah is about 2,014 yards per minute.
(Acinonyx jubatus)
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It's about two-fifths as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball)
The speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is about 2,000 yards per minute.
(a.k.a. knuckler, a.k.a. floater, a.k.a. dancer, a.k.a. butterfly ball) (major league average)
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It's about half as fast as a Greyhound
The speed of a Greyhound is about 1,320 yards per minute.
(a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)
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It's about three-fifths as fast as a Gazelle
The speed of a Gazelle is about 1,000 yards per minute.
(for Thomson's Gazelle, a.k.a. Eudorcas thomsoni, a.k.a. "Tommie", a.k.a. "Tommy")
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It's about three-fifths as fast as a Hare
The speed of a Hare is about 1,000 yards per minute.
(for European Brown Hare, a.k.a. Brown Hare, a.k.a. Lepus europaeus, a.k.a. Brown Hare)
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It's about two-thirds as fast as Secretariat
The speed of Secretariat is about 1,100 yards per minute.
(at Belmont Stakes, 1973)
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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as fast as Michael Johnson
The speed of Michael Johnson is about 679.10 yards per minute.
(a.k.a. Michael Duane Johnson) (sprinter; 1967-) (at the Atlanta Olympics, 1996)
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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as fast as Usain Bolt
The speed of Usain Bolt is about 676 yards per minute.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008) (a.k.a. Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D.) (sprinter; 1986-)
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It's about one-and-one-fifth times as fast as Flo-Jo
The speed of Flo-Jo is about 615 yards per minute.
(at the Seoul Olympics, 1998) (a.k.a. Florence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffith) (swimmer; 1959-1998)
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