Strength and Faith: Meet Alex Young

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Alex Young

Name: Alex YoungEvent: Hammer and Weight ThrowHometown: La Vergne, TNHigh School: La Vergne High SchoolCollege/University: Southeastern Louisiana UniversityTraining City: Chapel Hill, NCAccolades: 2017 USA Indoor and Outdoor Champion How were you introduced to track and field, and what eventually led you to your event? I was introduced

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My Road to London

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Six centimeters. 2.36 inches. That is how agonizingly close I was to reaching my goal of making an Olympic Team. While not making an Olympic Team does not define me, it is still hard to grasp how little that difference

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Tucson Elite Throws Classic

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This past weekend I was able to make it out to the University of Arizona to compete in the Tucson Elite Throws Classic. This is the third time I’ve competed at this meet and the competition always holds true to

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Breaking Boundaries

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from Strong at 40   I remember sitting at a bar in Estonia after a throws competition listening to two young American throwers complain about the lack of funding for throwers.  They were convinced they would have to quit after

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2015 Birmingham UK Grand Prix

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from Throwholics   3rd place (18,67m/ 61′ 3″) Diamond League point #2, and first meet of two complete. This time around I was able to compete alongside THREE fellow Americans and I must say it made the competition feel a little more domestic.

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