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Discus Throw

An overview of discus throwing.
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Mac Wilkins' Throwing Tips
Gold Medalist Mac Wilkins offers advice for throwers and coaches.

Discus Throw Technique
Take a look at this step-by-step instruction in basic discus throw technique.

Beginner's Track and Field: Learning the Discus Throw.
Advice and guidelines for the novice discus thrower.

Interview With Olympic Discus Champion Stephanie Brown Trafton, Part 2
Read part 2 of an exclusive interview with 2008 Olympic women's discus gold medalist Stephanie Brown Trafton.

Interview With Olympic Discus Champion Stephanie Brown Trafton, Part 1
Read part 1 of this exclusive interview with 2008 Olympic discus gold medalist Stephanie Brown Trafton.

Gerd Kanter: Olympic Discus Favorite
Everything you'd want to know about Estonian Olympic discus thrower Gerd Kanter

Profile of Discus Thrower Sandra Perkovic
A summary of discus thrower Sandra Perkovic’s track and field career.

Virgilijus Alekna: Defending Discus Champion
Everything you'd want to know about Lithuanian Olympic discus thrower Virgilijus Alekna

Stephanie Brown Trafton: Discus Contender
Everything you'd want to know about American Olympic discus thrower Stephanie Brown Trafton

Aretha Thurmond: U.S. Discus Champ
Everything you'd want to know about American Olympic discus thrower Aretha Thurmond

Discus Throw Action Photo Gallery
View action photographs of discus throwing, which is one of the sports represented in the Summer Olympic Games.

About.com Interview: Discus Champion Mac Wilkins
An exclusive interview with American discus thrower and coach Mac Wilkins.

About.com Interview: Discus Champion Mac Wilkins, Part 2
An exclusive interview with American discus thrower and coach Mac Wilkins.

An Illustrated History of Discus
A photographic history of the discus throw.

Introduction to Discus the Throw
A basic introduction to the track and field discus throw event.

Robert Harting: Dominating the Discus
A summary of Robert Harting’s discus throwing career.

Discus Throwing Drills
Discus drills for beginner and young discus throwers. Learning the discus throw by performing basic drills.

Comparing the Discus Throw to Rotational Shot Put
How the spin shot put differs from the discus throw.

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