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The Youth Hammer Throw Grants Are Here Again

The USATF Foundation Youth Hammer Throw Fund was started by Harold Connolly in 2005 to help promising youth athletes nationwide obtain the resources needed to become world class throwers.  The funds r...
Nov 6th 2012, 7:44am 2K views 0 likes 3 shares 0 comments
London Olympic Women's Hammer Throw Preview
Get ready for the best women’s hammer throw competition of all time. On Wednesday, the top seven throwers of all time will step foot in the hammer ring at the London Olympic Stadium. This includes three throwers over 78 meters, eight throwers ove...
Aug 10th 2012, 6:40am 1K views 0 likes 3 shares 0 comments
London Olympic Men's Hammer Throw Preview
In normal years the hammer throw is already an event where you never fully know what to expect. This year it is even more so. Not only does the exclusion of the hammer throw from the Diamond League mean that the top names have rarely (if at a...
Aug 5th 2012, 1:39pm 1K views 0 likes 3 shares 0 comments
Americans Sweep NACAC U23 Championships

Fresh off her personal best and runner-up finish at the Olympic Trials, Amanda Bingson (UNLV) proved she can stay fit after a long collegiate season with a dominating win at the North American, Central American, and Carribean (NACAC) Under 23 Champio...
Jul 8th 2012, 7:13am 1K views 0 likes 2 shares 0 comments
Olympic Trials action starts with hammer throw in Beaverton
The Olympic Track and Field Team Trials kick off on Friday in Eugene, Oregon, but the action starts a day earlier and 111 miles north when the hammer throw final takes place on Thursday at the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton. The decision to move ...
Jun 19th 2012, 5:12pm 3K views 0 likes 3 shares 0 comments
Ashe breaks US junior record at World Junior trials
Two former high school hammer throw stars stole the show at the US Junior Championships in Bloomington, Indiana. The meet not only acted as the national championship for athletes born in 1993 or later, but also served as a qualfiying meet for the World...
Jun 17th 2012, 7:45am 2K views 0 likes 3 shares 0 comments
Krechyk Claims Hammer Throw Title On Day One Of Big 12
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Senior Alena Krechyk was crowned the conference’s hammer throw champion Friday at the 2012 Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Kansas State University. Krechyk’s winning mark of 69.02 meters (226-0...
May 12th 2012, 7:01pm 830 views 0 likes 2 shares 0 comments
10 Reasons to Watch the Hammer in 2012
The following article is from my personal site. Click through to the full version to read all the points and more details about each one.

May 5th 2012, 8:21pm 1K views 0 likes 2 shares 0 comments
2012 Penn Relays to Feature New Discus and Hammer Area
PHILADELPHIA - The Penn Relays will inaugurate a new discus and hammer throw facility this year after three years in a temporary location. The new space will enhance the viewing opportunities of both events for athletes, coaches, officials and spe...
Apr 10th 2012, 7:28pm 2K views 0 likes 2 shares 0 comments
Youth Coaches Needed for US Youth Hammer Survey
Over on my personal site, I am looking for youth coaches to fill out a quick survey. Youth hammer throw has grown extremely fast in America over the past decade and I want to explore why: what has helped it grow and what hasn't. If you are a youth coac...
Mar 28th 2012, 5:25am 1K views 0 likes 3 shares 0 comments