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  • Paris Diamond League - Men's SP

    Tom Walsh - - The World

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    Quote from Maddie Walhout: “Quote from Jackson Bushop: “Quote from Amy Larson: “Why no @Tom Walsh?” I hope he was invited.” When did @Tom Walsh last compete?” Hi guys I didn't throw in Paris because I am on my last heavy week of training before i start to freshen up for Comm Games I have the Glasgow DL which is on 11th July then a comp in the Czech Rep on the 16th then the big day on the 28th! Also, at the mo I don't believe in turning up when you're half cocked just to fill you're the back pock…

  • Quote from Jackson Bushop: “@Tom Walsh do you have any competition already on your outdoor schedule?” I have just been accepted into the Eugene Diamond League so that will be my 1st comp. Then I have a 6 week build-up then have two comps before the Comm Games. Then a few more comps before coming home.

  • Quote from Jackson Bushop: “@Tom Walsh how did you feel about the NZ Championships?” I felt a wee bit buggered for the month of travel but was in good enough to throw the distances need to win! At the end of the day that's why I went to NZ Nationals, to win . I would have been happy to throw 21m again but all wanted to do is win! Quote from José Sanchez: “@Tom Walsh So, where do you keep your WC medal?” I don't know where my WC medal is at the mo' ! Ha, I better have a look for it tho' ! Quote f…

  • @Ali Mohammadian The final weights session isn't anything special. iI work at about 80% in the cleans 3x2 Incline Dumbbell bench: - 1 set at 80% a wee bit strength based - 1 set at 40% for speed (super Set) - do that 3x3 Back Squats working about 80% 3x3 super set with Box jumps for speed That season is to keep some tightness in the body but at the same time not get tired from it. The speed stuff is in there to keep me explosive as that is why I am good. Coz of my speed in the circle not the str…

  • Jacko Gill (New Zealand) | news & notes

    Tom Walsh - - U23

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    Quote from Dylan Wilson: “@John F. Poirier posted:Quote: “Read in the World Indoor Championships competition entry standards document for Sopot 2014:Youth athletes (any athlete aged 16 or 17 years on 31 December 2014, i.e. born in 1997 or 1998) CANNOT be entered in the Men's Shot Put. I guess that is what we call a Jacko Gill provision!!88808831-66e4-4029-aff7-bdb47ac4737f.pdf” Why would anyone do such a rule?” Jacko was old enough to compete at World Indoors as I think he is turning 20 at the e…

  • >200kg Bench Press = 20+ metres ?

    Tom Walsh - - The World

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    i think its more important how fast u move the weight not how much is on the bar. you do need base strength to be good at shot maybe 170kg and above. but i would say 85% of the people that throw over 20m would have 190kg bench press. but then it depends what type of thrower u are strength base or speed base as i am more towards speed so thats how i get away with it i think i was bench 180kg maybe 185kg when i 1st threw 20m

  • Mate, there was a lot going through my head at the time. I was nervous, but when into the circle very confident as I had been throwing very well in training. I had some big warm-up throws in both qualifying and in the final. So for both of the throws I went into the circle and went through my normal q worlds and then said, "You have nothing to lose and everything to gain." I had a 21m throw in the 1st round of the final so I new it was there. I have done a lot of work with a sport psychologist; …

  • No, Val lives down the the bottom of the hill in Biel No, I don't have anymore comps planned in Europe as I leave on Monday morning back to Melbourne to get ready for the Melbourne World Challenge Meeting. I am training with Scott Martin and Damien Birkenhead for 2 weeks while I'm there. Then back to NZ for our Nationals Beers Yes, here is the website of the beer we had at JP house Home - Brasserie BFM SA, Saignelégier, Jura, Suisse, Europe but the best beer of it all is LA MEULE or LA SALAMANDR…

  • Hi Guys I am staying at the Swiss Olympic training base in Magglingen. It is my 2nd time here as I came last June/July [2013]. It has everything we need gym and a huge indoor stadium where there is a indoor track, and we can throw shot here, which is very important. Haven't added anything to my workout of late, it's more been takin' stuff out, as I'm freshing up for World indoors but it has been good to be here training with Val and JP. I leave for indoors on the 4th March. Very early start. I t…

  • I'm going to world indoor, then back for the Melbourne World Challenge meeting, then our Nationals at the end of March where me and Jacko should meet. Yes Comm Games is the big one this year, so i will be in Europe for about 2 months before it! Competing and training.

  • Yes, I cook all my own food. I try to cook stuff I can reheat as when I get home later after training and work so it's fast and easy. No, I don't have a girlfriend. Yes, I think we should get a new flag. I think it should be the silver fern with a black back ground.

  • thanks again for waiting 1)regards to the video its only in slow mo 2)I hope to compete against Damien 2 weeks before indoors 3) My Pb in the gym are Bench 195kg Power Cleans 160kg 4) How do i adjust my training and eating around work? well i work Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 7am to 5pm i do stretching and rehab in the mornings before work or training. i lift on sunday Avo, Monday after work, Wednesday after work and then a technique Olympic Lifting session thursday morning. Have Tuesday off an…

  • Jacko Gill (New Zealand) | news & notes

    Walshy23 - - U23

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    I haven't been in contact with Jacko for a long time. He has, you all know, dropped off the face of the world. But I've heard a rumor that he may be competing around the start of Feb but who knows?

  • Hi Guys 1st of all I would like to thank every one that as read the article and Norm for his hard work writing it. i will answer all your question on thursday night my time as i am very busy with work and training up until then. Thanks Tom Walsh