Please join us for an Exhibition/Open Competition and Instructional Clinic for Youth Hammer Throwers. No experience with the hammer throw is required for the clinic. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for youth hammer throwers to compete and also an introduction to hammer throwing for boys and girls ages 10-18.
The USA Track & Field Foundation, in coordination with the Harold Connolly Youth Hammer Throw Fund, awarded thirteen youth hammer throwers with training grants for the 2013 season announced Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld today.
The youth hammer throw grants are back! The USATF 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.
With the London Olympics about to begin, Hammerthrow.org has all the information you will need to follow the hammer throw at the Games of the XXX Olympiad.
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.
Since 2005 the USATF Youth Hammer Throw Fund has awarded more than $24,000 in training grants to 24 boys and 28 girl youth hammer throwers. For the 2012 season 14 girls and 8 boys were awarded grants.
Please join us for an Exhibition/Open Competition and Instructional Clinic for Youth Hammer Throwers. No experience with the hammer throw is required for the clinic.
The USATF Youth Hammer Throw Fund was started by Harold Connolly in 2005 to help provide resources to promising youth athletes. We are proud to announce that the program is back and is now accepting applications.
At the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, the US had two female hammer throw finalists for the first time in World Championship history. Jessica Cosby placed seventh and Amber Campbell placed eleventh. In 2011, both throwers have once again qualified for the world championships and have both improved their personal bests this year.