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Athletics 101 ? Throws with James Plummer

Athletics 101 ? Throws with James Plummer

Clemson track & field has introduced a new series titled ‘Athletics 101.’ In this nine-part series produced by Clemson’s athletic communications office, we showcase the Tigers’ rich history in the sport of track & field, or athletics, as it is known on an international level. 

Graduate assistant Christine Williamson interviews student-athletes ranging from the sprints to the throws for this series. Click the YouTube link above or ‘Play’ button on this page to watch the sixth installment of the series featuring thrower James Plummer.

The product of Egg Harbor Township High School in New Jersey currently ranks second among Clemson’s all-time leaders in the discus throw. Watch as he explains the differences across each of the events in which he competes.

Part 1 — Hurdles (featuring Samantha Elliott)Part 2 — 400 Meters (featuring Jeffrey Green)Part 3 — Horizontal Jumps (featuring Iana Amsterdam & Anasterasia Terrell)Part 4 — Sprints (featuring Tevin Hester)Part 5 — Distance Running (featuring Roland Hakes)