Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Pan American Games Update

I got 5th at the Pan American Games!! I threw 67.84m which is the 3rd best throw of my career. I wish I had thrown a little farther but who doesn't that's why I do this. This was such an awesome experience I can not say enough about it. I got to see a throwing idol of mine throw and throw really far which was awesome and hell I got to compete with her and that was even better. I am really pleased with my performance and thrilled that I got the honor to represent the United States I don't think that has really sunk in yet that I was/am a member of the national team. :D

9 comments:

  1. Congratulations! What an amazing day, and an amazing journey! Enjoy the rush! :)

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  2. yay keelin! i hope you have picture for us :)

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  3. That is nothing short of AMAZING. It is truly an honor to have you representing my country at the Pan Am games. Thank you for being you.

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  4. Peter in PoughkeepsieOctober 27, 2011 at 8:44 PM

    Googling "www.gettyimages.com" and your name pulls up a pretty neat photo from Pan Am.....the men's competition on Wednesday had far less unmarked throws/fouls...I still wonder why the other women besides you and Sultana couldn't get more than 2 marked throws.

    Any thoughts of moving to Kamloops and training for London 2012?

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  5. Peter in PoughkeepsieJanuary 2, 2012 at 9:18 AM

    Happy 28th, Corbyn!! GO FOR YOUR DREAM and train for June 21st and BEYOND!!!!!!!

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  6. Congratulations! It is so amazing that you are still working hard and still improving even though you are already so good.
    You probably don't remember me, but I was at MIT when you were doing some coaching. I was checking the results from the Tufts meet this past weekend because my sister was running and I saw your distance. It was so far I had to google you to see what else you had done, and found this!

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  7. Peter in PoughkeepsieApril 16, 2012 at 11:21 AM

    OMG, a new PR, 69.14 so early in the season, in the cold at "Snowflake"- hahah, not much snow all winter, but I guess any meet that is scheduled for March takes that chance.....

    Thanks to "Sarah" posting above, I found out about your impressive start....

    CORBYN, YOU ROCK!!!! Go for MORE, and go for PORTLAND!!!!!!

    I threw the 7.26 k implement this past weekend at a local college invitational; did poorly, my Masters age 55-59 competitions won't begin until May with the 6k...anyway, this isn't about "me", this is about being a thrower, wanting to improve.....YOU ARE IMPROVING!

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  8. Peter in PoughkeepsieApril 29, 2012 at 8:14 AM

    Another PR, this time on California soil (Mt Sac). Unfortunately, with 3 others over 70 meters, life isn't just given to you- you have to WORK for it. I am supporting you, Corbyn- Get a PR on Oregon soil!!!!!

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  9. Peter in PoughkeepsieJune 16, 2012 at 11:21 PM

    Thinking about you, Corbyn.......June 21- go go go, be strong, be long in radius, be quick, be ready. Your day. It's all about you.

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