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It’s cool to throw like a girl

Newsroom: The connotations of “throwing like a girl” are a long distance away from what they used to be. In 2019, that girl is strong, powerful and not afraid to take on the world. She is a young woman like world junior shot put champion Maddison Wesche, or Commonwealth Games hammer throw gold medallist Julia Ratcliffe. To ensure there are more girls like them, Athletics New Zealand have launched their #ThrowLikeAGirl initiative – to embrace all those qualities and encourage more young women to try throwing. Led by highly successful... Read More