This week Throws Chat is honored to have professional track & field athlete Kurt Roberts as our guest. Born out of Lancaster, Ohio, Roberts attended Athens High School and competed for Ashland University during his collegiate career. Throughout his time at Ashland, Roberts achieved many notable titles and accomplishments including 3 NCAA DII National Championships and 7 NCAA DII All-American titles. At one point, Roberts held the NCAA DII Indoor National Record at 19.80m. Other notable achievements include an International Gold Medal for Team USA at the 2010 U23 NACAC Meet and 2x Regional Athlete of the year.
In 2012, Roberts began to compete professionally, improving his personal best to 21.14m. That same year, Roberts earned fifth place at the US Olympic Trials, making a statement as one of the top competitors in the country. With a current personal best of 21.57m, Roberts is still amongst the elite-level competitors for the US. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Throws Chat this week! Join us this Friday and pick the mind of a professional athlete!
*Due to Kurt being in San Diego, Throws Chat will begin at 10pm ET/7pm PT*