Britney Henry will compete for a spot on the USA Olympic Track and Field Team Thursday, June 21, 2012.
Britney has dedicated her life to this sport, training everyday for the last 12 years. The dedication it takes to compete at this elite level is unfathomable, and we at the Britney Henry Project have the ultimate respect for all the athletes competing for this honor.
The Olympic trials will be broadcast live from the Nike Campus in Oregon, via Comcast Sportsnet.
Women's Hammer - 1pm
Men's Hammer - 5pm
Good luck, Britney! Throw far!
Monday, June 18, 2012
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Britney (the Hammer) Henry vs. the best international women hammer throwers at the Mt. San Antonio College Relays, April 21st, 2012.
The Britney Henry Project photographers, Graham Smith, Mark Matcho and Teresa Heath covered this field event, as the Olympic hopefuls powered their throws towards (and beyond) the Olympic A Standard qualifying distance of 71.5 meters!
The Mt. SAC Relays are early in the Olympic season and the competition is already fierce. Third place winner, Sophie Hitchon threw her hammer 70.47 meters, setting a new national record for Great Britain! Just wait until "Hammer Time" comes and these intense elite athletes compete for a spot in the big show.
There are less than 100 days until the Olympics.
The Olympic trials are on June 21st, 2012 in Beaverton, Oregon.
1. Amber Campbell Nike-Mjolnir 71.57m 234-10 68.10m FOUL 69.56m 71.57m 70.63m FOUL
2. Jessica Cosby Nike 71.29m 233-11 69.73m 67.48m FOUL 69.15m 71.29m FOUL
3. Sophie Hitchon Great Britain 70.47m 231-02 68.33m 69.48m 68.70m 69.50m 70.47m 69.88m
4. Britney Henry ASTF 70.04m 229-09 66.44m 69.01m 70.04m FOUL 69.43m FOUL
Photos: Graham Smith © 2012
Friday, January 6, 2012
Powerful Women Athletes Tele-Summit
Talk live with Olympic hopeful Britney Henry about what it takes to succeed as an elite track and field athlete.
Participate in FREE LIVE interviews with Britney (the Hammer) Henry and USA track & field top women throwers as they are preparing for the 2012 London Olympics.
Britney Henry Interview and Q&A: Sunday, January 22, 2012 5 - 6 pm Pacific time.
45-minute conversations with women athletes who know what it takes to be successful at a high level. 15-minute Q&A session at the end of each call.