Ep. 47: Kibwe Johnson - Hammer Throw Journey

Ep. 47: Kibwe Johnson - Hammer Throw Journey

Show notes

This week, Coach Frontier's guest on the show is Kibwe Johnson. Kibwé specialized in the hammer throw. He has represented his the U.S. at the World Championships (2007, 2011, and 2015). Competed in the 2012 London Olympics where he made the final and finished 9th. No American had made the final since 1996. Johnson competed in 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

He is a three-time medalist at the Pan American Games, including gold in 2011 (where he broke the Games record), and then repeated in 2015 in Toronto. He set his personal best of 80.31 meters (263 ft 5.8 in) in 2011. He was the 2011 USA Outdoor Champion in the hammer throw and the 2008 USA Indoor Champion in the weight throw where he recorded the second best mark in US history.

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