This Message is for the whole of the Throwholics Throwing Community As we all know that it is that time again, the Olympic games! A place for the best of the best athletes to compete against each other, to win gold We here at Throwholics would just like to say a big thank you to […]
With usual pithy words, Robert Harting has responded to the doping allegations by Yelena Isinbayeva. “Obviously, they are mentally manipulated and deceived. The fact that especially coaches saying phrases like ‘The others do the same thing’ still have success, shows the horizon of many athletes,” said the discus star to the “Bild” to (or “intending […]
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 […]
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 […]
Olympic hammer man and a leader in the world of USA track & field, Kibwé Johnson shares his thoughts on the International Association of Athletics Federations’ recent decision to suspend the Russia Athletic Federation with immediate effect. Since the announcement, I have toed the line between outrage at the Russian federation and athletes, to feeling sorry […]
My post meet reflection on the 2015 Beijing World Championships. My first World Championships went as follows. I had a decent hurdle race to start off the heptathlon, running a 13.59, a tenth off what I ran at USA Nationals. I was really hoping for a [personal best] since I felt great in practice and was […]
Here we go. Please check the dates and times. The IAAF World Championships LIVE on their YouTube page. Broadcast Schedule Beijing Time Eastern Time USA gender event round 09:30 (22 AUG) 21:30 (21 AUG) M Hammer Throw Qualification Group A 10:10 (22 AUG) 22:10 (21 AUG) W Shot Put Qualification 10:55 (22 AUG) 22:55 (21 AUG) M Hammer Throw Qualification […]
As mentioned time and time again in our series Road to Beijing, Team USA is taking it’s 2nd step on it’s way to this months World Championships in Beijing; spending Monday traveling to training camp at Juntendo University in Japan. It’s a time when dozens of track & field athlete decide if they are preparing for a quality performance […]
- Official IAAF London 2017 Entry Standards Released February 4, 2017
- USA Indoor Discus Championships 2016 & Big Clinic-Thoughts and Reflections December 20, 2016
- Pakistan’s highly talented javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem is set to undergo eight months training in the world athletics governing body’s (HPTC) in Mauritius. November 27, 2016
- North American Throws Symposium September 28, 2016
- Its that time again! + Message August 5, 2016
- RUMOR: IAAF Hoping to Drop Hammer from Olympics March 13, 2014
- Nike Throwing Shoes, What’s the Difference? June 2, 2013
- Nadine Müller marries girlfriend January 5, 2014
- 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
2015 Off-Season Training Talk Andreas Thorkildsen Anna Rüh Benn Harradine Betty Heidler Christian Cantwell Christina Obergföll Christina Schwanitz Christoph Harting David Storl Diamond League Discus discus throw Dylan Armstrong Ehsan Hadadi Gerd Kanter Hammer hammer throw Jacko Gill javelin throw Joe Kovacs Julia Fischer Kathrin Klaas Kibwè Johnson Konrad Bukowiecki Linda Stahl london 2012 Martin Wierig matthias de zordo Nadine Mülller Olympic Games Piotr Malachowski Reese Hoffa Road to Beijing Robert Harting Ryan Whiting samsung diamond league Sandra Perkovic Shanice Craft shot put Thomas Röhler Tomasz Majewski Valerie Adams virgilijus alekna world championships
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