But instead of signing up to do a sponsored run or swim, the Middlesbrough and Mandale Athletics Club duo decided instead to opt for a hammer throwing
They watched Scottish pipe bands, as well as competitors take part in events including hammer throwing
and caber tossing.
Ed still holds the track and field distance records for both hammer throwing
and shot put after over 30 years.
is a track and field event with high power demands (Zatsiorsky, 2005).
MULTI-TALENTED Myra Perkins tried everything from Scottish country dancing to acting before finally choosing a career in hammer throwing
Just by chance, my brother came across this video in the pound shop, a guide to learning hammer throwing
Conor is Tiger Woods, Roger Federer, and Michael Jordan-esque in the physical and psychological characteristics he can bring to the future of American international hammer throwing
," Connelly said.
Throughout the summer, children across RCT have received coaching on and pole vaulting, sprinting, discus, long jump, hammer throwing
The mini-Olympics will also include hurdles, shot putt, javelin and hammer throwing
, as well as a tug-of-war competition, and there will be a bouncy castle and stalls.
McKale, a pupil at Newcastle's All Saints College, only took up hammer throwing
18 months ago.
The javelin is South Bank darts, beach volleyball is a Carry On sketch, archery is posh darts, the pentathlon-decathlon is the art of not being any good at loads of sports at once, white water canoeing is Disney's Thunder Mountain when you're drunk, hammer throwing
is the proper way to shot putt, judo is a stag night fancy-dress punch-up and the triple jump is running drunkenly and tripping over a couple of branches.
Events: Swimming 50m freestyle, hurdles, hammer throwing
, 100m, cycling, floor gymnastics, curling