Saturday, September 27, 2008

Camera Happy

Hi All... Sorry for the delay but we went a little camera happy and it took a minute to organize all these pics (I make up for poor photography skills by being a volume shooter). Please let us know if you have any trouble accessing any of the albums or the video.

Training Camp
Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Red Square, Club Bud, Closing Ceremonies
Random Shots

Video of the Event ( You have to move the time bar to 2:17:48 to watch her throw.)

Twitter AmberCampbellThrows

Throws Information

Throwing formats
In Olympic throwing events -- men's and women's shot put, discus, hammer and javelin -- the competition begins with a qualifying round in which the entire field is divided into two or more groups. In this round, competitors take turns attempting to reach a pre-set distance that automatically advances them to the final. If fewer than 12 athletes meet the distance required from direct qualification, the 12 competitors with the best throws, plus any athletes tying for 12th, advance to the final. In the final round, competitors take turns until each has attempted three throws. At this point, the top eight-ranked competitors (plus ties) receive three more throws. The best throw of the six is counted and the athlete with the longest throw is declared the winner. In case of a tie, the second-best throw is consulted.

Amber In her MJOLNIR Armor

Amber In her MJOLNIR Armor
Amber takes Gold at the Indoor Nationals

Olympic Trials 2008

Celebrating with the Campbell's

Indoor Championship 2009