Thursday, August 20, 2009

Shotputter Savannah Sanitoa Decided to Run the 100m

Weighty American Samoa 'sprinter' Savannah Sanitoa lit up Sunday's morning heats at the world championships in Berlin - despite finishing over three seconds behind the winners in the 100 metres. Her weight is 210 lb (95 kg) and she became a celebrity at World Athletics Championships in Berlin.





















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5 comments :

Anonymous said...

Which one of these things is not like the other?

Sarah said...

Yes, she is different She is determined and gutsy and breaking barriers for all women.

Comrade PhysioProf said...

Wow! She is a badass! I love that tattoo.

(Here via Alas A Blog.)

Unknown said...

rock ON!! that is some hauling ass right there.

Immortal said...

I threw shotput, and discus in school :) I like how she is the only one not in the little briefs and cropped top, he he. Although I know those little shorts can interfere with sprinting.