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Glide Shot Put with David Storl World Champion

David Storl, one of the greatest glide shot putters over the last 20 years, retired. Listen to him discuss his technique in this exclusive video.
Listen to him discuss his technique with Joe Frontier. The full video can be found on Thrower X's membership website.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
David Storl (born 27 July 1990) is a German track and field athlete who specialises in the shot put. He was successful on the youth and junior athletics circuit, winning gold medals at the World Youth Championships and World Junior Championships. Storl won his first senior medal, a silver, at the 2011 European Athletics Indoor Championships.

He held the world junior record of 22.73 m with the 6 kg shot. His personal best with the senior implement is 22.20 m.

He won the gold medal in the shot put competition at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics, and the Silver Medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Storl uses the glide technique for shot putting.



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