Brian Johnsrud spat a thawed cricket 22 feet, 8 inches at the Central Wisconsin State Fair over the weekend.
Minutes later, son Jared won the 9-to-11 age division, with a shot that went 10 feet, 5 inches.
Dad says the key is to pick the biggest cricket and take a deep breath.
One other word of advice -- don't swallow the bug.
Father and son say they'll be back next year to defend their cricket-spitting titles.