On Tuesday I posted the first part of my recent interview with 1976 Olympic discus champion Mac Wilkins. We talked about the current state of the discus throw in America and his new projects with the Mac Wilkins Throwers Academy and the The Wilkins Review. In this final part we turn our attention to training and what characteristics he sees are needed by elite discus throwers.
Martin: What aspect of training or technique do most American discus throwers get right?
Mac: They wear throwing shoes when throwing. They know which edge of the discus to hold in their fingers…
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