USA throwers must have chartered the Enola Gay to get to the 2013 USA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa this past weekend as bombs from young, old and athletes in their prime set records and won championships. From Michelle Carter taking a new national record in the shot put with a 20,24 (66′ 4.8”)to Amanda […]
Monthly Archive: June 2013
Unlike last season, the 2013 USA national men’s discus competition did not provide any huge throws, however athletes competed well during the meet. Sadly, there were no heroic like the London trials and therefor no “A” or “B” qualifying throw for the World Champs in Moscow. 2012 Olympian Lance Brooks defended his USA title with […]
Dan Greaves, fighting for the gold since his 2004 discus win in Athens, plans to break the 60m (196’ 10”) mark and beat the current record holder Jeremy Campbell with a throw of 60,05m (197′ 0″). With a personal best of 59.85m (196’ 4”), this is not at all out of reach. Greaves stated, “Everyone […]
During a bittersweet day for throwing fans, one man’s big throws were beaten by one throw in Hengelo. Sweet, in that the mighty Pole Piotr Malachowski rode the winds to a glorious PB and world leading throw of 71,84m (235′ 8″). Bitter, in that fan favorite and overall great guy Robert Harting’s win streak came […]
Birgit Kober has consistently improved since the 2012 Paralympics by competing as a wheelchair athlete throwing F34. At the 2012 Paralympics she dominated shot put with a new world record of 10.25m (33’62”), and another in javelin throwing 25.99m (85’25”), winning two gold medals for Germany. On May 15, 2013 Birgit threw at the IWAS […]
Dessau, Germany, May 31st, during the annual Anhalt meeting and despite the bad weather conditions were good results by the javelin throwers produced. Especially the Swedish Rising Star Kim Amb was in a good shape. Tero Pitkamaki won the event with 85.39m (280′ 1″) followed by Kim Amb who smashed his PB with a throw […]
Couple of weeks ago the Australian discus thrower Julian Wruck put his lifestory together and let us publish it on Throwholics: “Thunder From Down Under – Julian Wruck’s Lifestory“. Now the Aussie made some noise again and we had to write about it. Julian Wruck won the Claremont Throws Meet with impressive 68,16m (223′ 7″) which […]
From Throwholics Young Guns writing crew member Anthony Wilks Standing 6’3″ and weighing cut 240 pounds, Cullen Prena looks more like a well-seasoned collegian than a recent high school grad. Throwing at national track & field power East Kentwood High School’s dual ring stadium he proved he’ll be a match for his future NCAA competitors. […]
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- How the USA adapted in the Shot Put post-1995 and Why We Didn’t Adapt in the Discus March 9, 2014
- Harting suggests to change the weights for the throwing implements September 10, 2014
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