How Branwen Smith-King helped create women’s track and field at Springfield

By Jack Margaros @JackMargaros The shot put is one of the greatest tests of strength in an athlete. The field event was developed in the late 1800s in the Olympics – they wanted to identify the strongest athlete of the group.  It involves the use of all limbs. In one technique, known as the spin, … Continue reading How Branwen Smith-King helped create women’s track and field at Springfield