Jason Young (born 27 May, 1981) is an US American discus thrower who competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics, finishing 19th. This article stemmed from a response to question/ conversation with Norm Zylstra on facebook. I’m not competing this year at all. My career thus far has been cyclical when it comes to training preparation and […]
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At the Texas Relays competition that just finished a short while ago, Fedrick Dacres from UWI Mona (Jamaica) took the world lead in the men’s discus with a throw of 66.75m! This was fantastic collegiate competition. Julian Wruck representing UCLA by way of Australia finished 2nd with 65.01m, and another Jamaican Chad Wright from The […]
Being a thrower who slowly found his way to some decent performances, I feel that I am qualified to elaborate on several issues that may hold USA and other discus throwers back from medalist caliber standards. John Smith touched on a section of these issues in How the USA Adapted……. Coach Smith hits the nail on the […]
A few nights ago while watching the Sochi Olympic Games, I had an epiphany. I had competed in one of these fantastic spectacles! It wasn’t on ice or snow, but wow, I…did…that (#IDIDTHAT). The 2012 games in London represented the 16th year that I had thrown a discus! I remember thinking during the Olympic training […]
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