Kelly Morgan has always been around sport, from snuggling under coats on court side at her mum’s netball games as a little girl to having a dad who was a Royal Army Physical Corps Instructor, it would have been hard to avoid. 1,565 more words
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It’s a sunny but fresh August morning, and the impressively large gym at the West Australian Institute of Sport is surprisingly quiet. Cruz Hogan finishes up his low-intensity circuit training, casually explaining the specific exercises through laboured breaths, exercises that look both bizarre and absurd to an everyday viewer. 1,294 more words
Blocking is a Crucial Skill for Throwing Effectively
What is a block?
“Blocking” or “bracing” refers to the point at which the thrower is in their delivery stance and the non-throwing side of the body comes to a halt and is locked in place. 741 more words
Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the Paralympics after he broke his own world record to clinch the top honours at the… 101 more words
Calgary’s Alister McQueen won a silver medal for Canada in the men’s javelin throw Friday at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
McQueen placed second in the F44 javelin event with a throw of 55.56 metres. 81 more words