VIDEO: Dropping, smashing giant pumpkins

LITTLETON, Colo. - Halloween has passed.  What do you do with your pumpkins?  Some make a pie.  Others, drop them from a 150-foot tall crane.

KDVR in Denver reports that Gary Grandy in Littleton, Colorado grows giant pumpkins.  He claims his largest pumpkin was 1,386 lbs.

"It's a challenge, it's a sport, every year try to grow it bigger than the year before," Grandy said.

Grandy is the President and CEO of the Rocky Mountain Giant Vegetable Growers.

"We're a bunch of crazy growers, we love to grow things big," Grandy said.

Growers who want giant pumpkins will pay him up to $1600 per seed!

At season's end, the pumpkins go out with a bang, dropped from a 150-foot tall crane. 

As they smash, bystanders exclaim, "That was amazing, that was amazing!"

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