Caden is having a great time throwing the discus in 8th grade track this year. He threw the discus for the first time ever last summer, but only got a handful of throws in. When track rolled around this spring, he decided he'd try it again and I think he made a good decision. He has really improved and done a great job so far this year - most important to me, he's trying something new.
Going into the season, he set a personal goal to throw 90 feet. During the very first meet (April 7th), all three of his throws were over 90 feet, he reached a new PR (personal record) of 95 feet 10 inches and took home 5th place. Time to set a new goal!
Third track meet of the year was last Thursday in Knoxville. He set a new PR of 101 feet 3 inches, took home 4th place, and had the longest 8th grade throw for Indianola. Time to set a new goal!
Last night was his fourth meet of the season. Ryan's mom was in town so we had cameras and phones shooting from all angles! There are several videos, but they are all super short. Next we need to figure out how to film him throwing AND somehow show where the discus actually lands. Perhaps that can be my MY goal....