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Throwing yourself into sport from an early age

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

Chasing the Olympic dream

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


MooM Javelin Pose

Today, after doing the walk cycle drawings, we were asked to pose the MooM character to look like they are playing a sport of your choice. 19 more words


What is a “Block” in the Throws and How Do I Teach It?

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

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Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia wins gold at Rio Paralympics

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


Παραολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2016:Χρυσός ο Στεφανουδάκης στο Ρίο!

Ακόμα ένα χρυσό μετάλλιο πανηγυρίζει η Ελλάδα στους Παραολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του Ρίο-2016. 

Με βολή στα 29.45 μέτρα ο Μανώλης Στεφανουδάκης κατέκτησε το χρυσό μετάλλιο στον ακοντισμό στους αγώνες του Ρίο κάνοντα και ρεκόρ αγώνων!


Calgarian Alister McQueen wins Paralympic silver in men’s javelin

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