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free style (spanish) javelin throwing
Nov 18th, 2016 at 3:10pm
 
just found out that very good records were achieved with another way of throwing the olympic javelin.
some links:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ul6dCL2vOkk
http://rethinkingathletics.blogspot.gr/2013/12/the-javelin-controversy.html

has anyone tried it?
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Re: free style (spanish) javelin throwing
Reply #1 - Nov 22nd, 2016 at 11:07pm
 
i have made those fishing spears with the multiple prongs and thrown them trying to catch fish but never throwing spears for distance
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Re: free style (spanish) javelin throwing
Reply #2 - Nov 24th, 2016 at 11:19am
 
that's fascinating.
And make s a lot of sense. You'd need to stick them in the hammer/discus cage - but other than that I reckon the miserable buggers on the olympic committee should allow it.
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