It’s wonderful to think that one of the best throwing crews in the world resides in the fertile farmlands of Illinois. It’s run by a salt-of-the-earth guy with dirt under his nails and grit in his teeth; under the watchful eye of his wise wife USA women hammer list: 75,73m (248′ 05″) Amanda Bingson (Nike) […]
Filipino-American thrower Caleb Stuart blew away the competition in the men’s hammer throw, setting a new Southeast Asian Games record on his way to a gold medal performance Tuesday morning in Singapore. Stuart threw for 65.63 meters, demolishing the old record set by Thailand’s Tantipong Phetchaiya (62.23 m). Phetchaiya finished in second place after throwing […]
This story began quaintly enough as I set out to research the history and origin of the ‘South African’ discus drill, also known as the ‘step-and-turn’; I spoke with throwers around the world tracing it’s roots all the way to Pretoria and a 73-year-old man named Jakobus du Preez. He has been at the heart […]
Ever since I was a little kid I loved Nike shoes. From soccer cleats to everyday shoes Nike was the first choice. When it came time for me to get my first pair of throwing shoes, naturally I went with Nike throwing shoes. Nike throwing shoes are probably the most popular throwing shoes on the […]
Slovenian hammer king Primoz Kozmus, throwing a short drive from his birthplace, opened the season with a throw of 78,75m (258′ 4″) to top the 13th International Meting in Bistrica, Slovenia. Battling persistant cold and rainy conditions, Primoz opened the competition with a useful 75,35m (247′ 3″). He was excited to come out of the […]
The difference between these two competitions is a perfect example of what goes on in my training after peak condition. Mt SAC: I initially wrote almost immediately after I competed. Once again, due to this blog being very therapeutic and a part of my training process, I’ve rewritten most of it since then with a […]
Some of you know me well enough to know that I am a comic book/super hero nerd. I can thank my uncle Ed for that. Anyway, one of my favorites when I was a kid and has again reemerged, is Green Lantern. If you don’t know the story, a dude is given a ring from a […]
IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, MOSCOW 2013 10 AUGUST – 18 AUGUST 2013 ENTRY STANDARDS Approved by IAAF Council – March 2012 and November 2012 QUALIFICATION PERIOD: • October 1, 2012 to July 29, 2013 Men A: 79.00m (259′ 2″) B: 76.00m (249′ 4″) The standards are higher! No surprise. It was an Olympic […]
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