#ThrowsChat is happy to welcome professional shot putter, Jon Jones to Throws Chat! As a D1 NCAA National Champ, Jones brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the chat. Throughout his illustrious career at the University of Buffalo, he earned 6 All-American titles, 6 MAC Championship titles, 2 Northeast region athlete of the year, and the University of Buffalo athlete of the year award.
Jones is no stranger to big meets and even bigger competition. In 2015, he placed 5th at USATF National Championships and 5th at Pan American Games. With a PB of 20.93m, the sky is the limit for Jones, who recently competed at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.
Prepare to pick the mind of Jones tomorrow on Throws Chat. He has competed at some of the largest meets on the globe, and is a young talent who has yet to even scratch the ceiling of his potential. Join us Friday, May 5, @ 7PM EST as Jon Jones and Jon Kalnas provide tips for handling competition and practice during unfavorable elements.