After adding nearly two feet to her personal best on Friday, Alliya Boothe (Bloomfield, CT) improved again on Saturday to win the URI Rhody Classic. Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) was just inches under his best to win the boy’s competition.
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A day after setting the meet record at the Yale Interscholastic Classic, Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) set another meet record and yet again was over 60 feet at the World Trophies Invitational in Providence. Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) won the boy’s competition.
National leader Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) shattered the meet record at the Yale Interscholastic Track Classic on Friday. Runner-up Alliya Boothe (Bloomfield, CT) also hit a personal best of nearly two feet to challenge the record. Kyle Moison (Lincoln, RI) was just a half inch off of his best to secure the boy’s win.
Earlier this week we ranked the top male hammer throwers of the decade. Today we continue to look back at the 2010s by ranking the top female hammer throwers, including a look back at interesting trends and statistics.
National leader Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) made a mid-week trip down to New York to win the Millrose Games Trials competition on Wednesday. New York thrower Nick Pisciotta (Commack, NY) broke 70 feet in the competition to win and also extend his state lead.
Who was the best male hammer thrower of the 2010s? Every year we rank the top 10 hammer throwers in the world. With the decade coming to an end, we crunched the numbers to rank the top throwers of the decade and highlight some cool statistics and trends that emerged over the last 10 years.
Looking back to move forward may at first seem counterintuitive, but by looking back you can gain perspective. On this week’s GAINcast we look ahead towards a new year and a new century. But to do so we first look back and discuss how we can mine our own experiences and the experiences of others to see what the future of training entails.
Along with 90 competitors across town at the Hispanic Games on Saturday, 84 more throwers competed on Staten Island on Saturday. National leader Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) broke 60 feet again to win the girl’s competition by a dozen feet. John Fay (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) added more than three feet to his best to easily secure the boy’s win.
Noah Belmnahia (Valhalla, NY) hit a personal best in the second round to win the 2020 edition of the Hispanic Games in New York City. Alliya Booth (Bloomfield, CT) won a close girl’s competition. She was just under her personal best, but showed great consistency en route to the victory. Despite winning by little more than a foot, she produced the four top throws of the meet.
Each year we try to get a little bit better, and looking back at 2018 I think we achieved that goal. Throughout the course of 2019 our 27 contributors produced 52 new podcast episodes, over 300 articles, 11 premium video lessons, 12 monthly themes, over 120 research articles summarized in our Sports Science Monthly reports, 4 member hangouts, and dozens of new exercises in movement library.