Under the radar: How a 117-year old technology gives Olympic throwers an edge

Found 62 days ago at Digital Trends

Early in her career at the University of Oregon, and later during her 10 year tenure at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, the hammer thrower didnt rely on much other than her athletes intuition to gauge whether her posture, speed, and release would make the 9 pound steel ball attached to a wire go the distance. “When I was a thrower, I was pretty naïve on what data could do,” she said....

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