Philip Milanov (6 July 1991) is a Belgian discus thrower. In 2015 he took home the silver medal from the World Championship in Peking with a lifetime best of 66,90m (219′ 6″). He is a four-time Belgian champion and the 2015 World University Games champion in men’s discus throw. 2010 2011 56.00 Izegem 29 […]
Fedrick Dacres (28 February, 1994) is a Jamaican discus thrower. He won a gold medal at the 2011 World Youth Championships and a gold medal at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics. 2011 53,05m (174′ 1″) 2012 55,45m (181′ 11″) 2013 59,30m (194′ 7″) 2014 66,75m (218′ 0″) 2015 66,40m (217′ 10″) Mona 21 Mar 2016 […]
Things to keep in your Throwing Duffle Bag: • healthy food (bring extra to share) • water • throwing shoes (for competition) • running shoes (for warm-up) • nice towel for yourself • worn towel for implements • sunscreen • sweat pants • sweat shirt • gloves • hat • regular socks • warm socks • large trash […]
Robert Urbanek (29 April 1987) is a Polish Olympic discus thrower. His personal best is 66,93m (219′ 7″), thrown in 2012 in Halle Germany. Along with taking home bronze from the Moscow World Championship last summer, fan favorite Urbanek also has a European Championships bronze medal and placed 6th at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow. Season bests: 2005 … […]
Tomáš Staněk (born 13 June 1991) 1st donned the Czech team kit in 2013 with a useful 5th with his 19,18m at the European U23 Championships in Tampere Finland. In 2015 he did not go through to the final with his 19th place 19,64m. In 2015 he set his personal best of 20,94m in Łódź. Zylstra: What do you need […]
Cory Martin (22 May 1985) is a US American shot putter. His best international outing so far is a 9th place at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow. Martin‘s personal best is a monster 22.10 meters (72’ 6 “), set on a sunny day in Tucson Arizona on the 22nd of May of 2010, drops him at #19 on the earth’s all-time shot put list. Zylstra: What do you […]
Over the last few weeks a video of Joe Kovacs back squatting 770 pounds has gone viral. My first thoughts were, “How mad is (Kovacs’ coach] Art [Venegas] going to be that this was posted on the internet?” and “That’s normal for a world class shot putter at that size.” See discussion of Vern Gambetta’s post […]
On site report from Mr Mattis:The Penn meet was absolutely miserable conditions: 43 degrees, no wind and snow before and during the meet. This is what most folks don’t understand about Sam. He threw 218 in high school and was routinely throwing between 220 and 227 in practices. We thought he had a great […]
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- USA Hammer Throwing Needs a USA Approach [Part 1] March 20, 2014
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