Willie Davenport Olympian Track and Field Clinic 2013

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Willie Davenport was a 4 time Olympic Track and Field athlete. He competed in the 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976 Olympics. He held the World Record in the 110 meter hurdles from 1969 to 1972. 

Years ago he teamed up with Coach Lee Webb at James Logan High school to put on a track and field clinic for the youth of the area. In the ensuing decades Coach Webb has brought in dozens of former Olympic Athletes to train young track and field athletes.

This year's Learn by Doing clinic is no exception.

The clinic's special guests include:

  • Rink Babka-Olympian Discus

  • Reynaldo Brown-Olympian High Jump

  • Mike Powell-World Record Holder Long Jump

  • Eddie Hart-World Fastest Human 1972

  • Dick Fosbury-High Jump Olympic Champion

  • Karin Smith-5 Time Olympian in the Javelin

  • Marcel Hetu-Olympic Coach

  • Michael Ripley-LSU Trainer Olympic Trainer

  • Crazy George-World greatest Cheerleader

and other clinic trainers include many other world class atheletes and coaches.

James Robinson-11 time National Champ 800
Steve Simmons-Olympic Coach Aaron Thigpen-Elite Sprinter and Coach
John Garvey-National Ranked-Discus
Ray Norton-Olympian Sprints Don Amini- Strength Coach
Aaron Thigpen-Elite sprinter and Coach
Robert Poynter Hall of Fame Runner and Coach Sprints
Charlie CraigOlympic Coach
Amy Thiel-Former National Record Holder in the Hammer
Talia Stewart-All-American Hurdles USC
George Rhoden-Gold Medalist 400 Meters
Marilyn King-3 Time Olympian in the Pentathlon
Al Hernandez-Olympian in the Marathon
Jim Santos-Olympic Coach
George Brown-Olympian in the Long jump
Ron Whitney-Olympian 400 Hurdles
Yosef and Giliat Ghebray-All-American @ Cal Distance
George Carty-World Class 110- Hurdler
Dawn Ellerbe-Olympian Hammer
Ron Davis-San Jose State State Olympic Coach
Ralph Jones-Cal State East Bay Head Coach
Amy Haapanen-Olympic Trials Finalist Hammer
Kevin Craddock-Olympic Trials Finalist Hurdles
Nkosinza Balumbu-NCAA Champion Triple Jump
And More!!!

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