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Place of Birth:
Javelin, Long Jump, High Jump, 60 M Dash Indoors. Will
begin preparing for 80M hurdles this year.
Personal Best in Javelin: 2001 600 gm javelin
47.27 New England Masters Championships
Personal Best in Long Jump: 2010 4.85m
Nationa Masters Indoor Championships
Returned to masters/senior track and field at age 58.
Gold medal in Javelin National Senior Games 2001, 2003, 2005
Silver medal in Javelin National Senior Games 2007
Silver medal in Long jump National Senior Games 2001
Gold medal in Javelin National Masters Outdoor Championships
University of Maine 2007; University of Minnesota 2009.
Best U.S ranking in Javelin: 2nd in 2009
Best world ranking in Javelin: 3rd in 2009
Goals for 2011:
50+ meters with 500gm Javelin: 5.00 meters in long jump;
1.45 meters in High jump.
Long term goals:
Remain active, healthy and competitive for next 20 years.
Athlete most admired and
why: Jim Thorpe. Most naturally gifted athlete
overcoming extreme prejudice.