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I'm relatively new to the sport - been throwing for about a year and a half - and have competed in a half-dozen meets, including recently medalling at my state meet (Texas). My goal as an M60 athlete is to hit the All-American mark which is 39 meters. I'm throwing in the mid-30s right now and seem to be stuck in a... more

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Can someone please explain the effect of the rated distance on javelins? FOr example, one of my athletes throws 34m with a 55m rated jav. Would she throw longer with a 40m rated jav or with a 65m rated jav?

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Throwing at the 66th TSU relays. I told the USATF official that the protection wall inside the left sector was too close and that I would hit it. He said he would bet me $1,000 that I couldn't... I should have taken him up on the bet! The wall was 56 meters from the throw line and it was about 8 feet high. 1st Throw - ... more

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