The javelin is one of the events in our sport that has the most tradition. It does date back to the ancient Greek religious festivals that gave rise to the Olympics, and modern athletics. While the event looks simple, it is not. While it looks as if the more effort you place in the throw, that is just the opposite. It is all about understanding the event, training for the particular skills and, well, being in the zone. I watched Julius Yego, Keshorn Walcott and, most recently, Thomas Rohler put together those near perfect moments, where mind, body and sould work in harmony.
Watch the video and enjoy!