I was a skinny, 173 foot high school discus thrower, with little coaching, and no knowledge of weight training. However, with a lot of hard work, persistence, and a strong desire to prove I could reach my goal of reaching the Olympics, I went from a skinny high school thrower, to a NCAA All-American and Olympic trails finalist.
I was raised in Phoenix Arizona, and began my love of track at the age of 12 yrs old. My father drove me all over the country in a "totally 80's" van; mattresses in the back and coolers strapped to the roof. I was a successful young thrower and that fed my hunger to continue on throwing in high school. READ MORE