Records Galore in 2014

After the final 2014 rankings were released last week, we updated the record book section of to reflect the many great performances over the last year.

National Records

There was one national record in 2014, set indoors by Nick Lane (Bowling Green, OH). Lane broke the national freshman class weight throw record previously Kenneth Brinson of Georgia in 2012.

State Records

As the hammer throw continues to spread across the country, a number of hammer throw state records were broken. In total, HSHammer recorded 10 new girls state records and 5 new boys records. While some records were relatively young, such as Haley Showalter (Valor Christian, Highlands Ranch, CO) extending her Colorado state record, others were broken in states that have emerged as powerhouses in the sport, such as Gabby Figueroa‘s (Austintown Fitch, Youngstown, OH) new Ohio state record and Jacob Beene‘s (Gilbert, AZ) new Arizona Record.

→ View the complete list of state hammer recrods here.

All-Time Lists

Both indoor and outdoor all-time lists had many changes. The highlights are listed below.

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  1. […] was the geographic diversity: throwers represented 28 different states. As written about last week, this resulted in 15 new state records. Below you can view the distribution of throwers by state. Rhode Island remains the strongest […]

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