Michael Carter National High School Record Shot Put


Michael Carters National High School record in the Shot Put, 81'3 1/2" (24.78 meters) Carter set this mark at the 1979 Golden West Invitational (Sacramento, CA) while competing for Jefferson High School of Dallas, Texas. No high school athlete has come within four feet of this record since. In 2004 this record was selected by USA Track & Field as the 16th greatest moment in American track and field over the previous quarter century, the only high school mark to make the top 25 greatest moments.