Captain Disillusion, the finest bullshit detector on YouTube, explains how most of those viral “trick shot” videos are created.
(Spoiler: It’s not always the result of raw talent.)
The outtake reel of his own non-special-effects shot is something else. You have to appreciate that dedication.
On a personal note, if you’re not supporting Captain Disillusion’s work, you should. He’s one of the best.