Hammer throw fails and accidents (& near death!)

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The hammer throw event is a fun event, but it is also one of the most dangerous events in track and field.

It’s important to make sure that you learn the proper technique and adopt the correct safety measures when getting involved with the hammer throw.

Below are a few videos that show some of the fails, accidents, and danger that people can experience when doing the hammer throw.

Hammer throw spinning fail at practice

Hammer throw fail – throwing angle

Hammer throw fail – no cage

Hammer throw fail – No control

Hammer throw fail – Held onto hammer too long.