Hopefully he doesn’t teach physical education as well.
David Kaye wagered $1,000 on a Daily Double in a category titled “You can put an eye out.”
“1964 saw the first time a man threw this 300 feet & the first time a woman threw it 200 feet,” the clue read.
“What’s a shot put?” Kaye said.
“Ah no, I’m sorry. ‘What is a javelin,’” host Ken Jennings corrected.
Fast-forward to 14:34:
Given that the world record for the shot put is about 77 feet, the player’s answer caught some teasing from a few eagle-eyed viewers.
“Who’s throwing a shot put 300 feet?” one wrote with a laugh-and-cry emoji.
— Britney Henry (@hammerlover) September 27, 2023
Others chimed in:
#jeopardy Another contestant thinking a shot put can be thrown more than 200 feet. smh
— Lonewolf3073 (@Lonewolf30731) September 27, 2023
#jeopardy Wondering, while scratching head, in what gym are people becoming strong enough to throw 200 foot SHOT PUTS? me thinks me wants a membership.
— Jodie Wolfe (@JodieWolfe88) September 27, 2023
Kaye finished second in the Second Chance Tournament semifinal, won by Michalle Gould.