Shot Put Athletes

Taryn Suttie

Suttie competing in 2016 Olympic Games

Hometown: Hanley, Saskatchewan, Canada. Personal Best: 17.88m

She is a 4x Saskatchewan High School shot put champion. She attended the University of Saskatchewan and became a 3x CIS shot put champion and is the current CIS record holder. In August 2014, she joined RODHE SPORT. After nine months of working with Justin, Taryn improved her PR from 16.48m to 17.61m. In 2015 she was the Canadian Champion and a member of the Canadian Pan American team. She is a 5x Canada national team member with her crowning achievement being her participation in the 2016 Olympics! Taryn also competed in 2017 IAAF Championships and 2018 Commonwealth Games before announcing her retirement. Celebrate her successes on Twitter: @t_suttie

Mitch Obenrader

 Hometown: Fryburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Personal Best: 17.77m

Boasts an illustrious career at Penn State Behrend with a National Championship and 2nd Placing in the Javelin, 5th Indoor Shot and 3rd Outdoor Shot to date. This 6x D3 All American was State Runner Up in Javelin and placed 6th in the shot his senior year in Pennsylvania. Currently training with us full time. Instagram: @24oben

Hometown: Perryville, Maryland, United States. Personal Best: 16.81m

Russell began throwing in 2012 during his junior year of high school before transitioning to Powerlifting and eventually Weightlifting. Realizing his passion for strength sports still remained in the throws he returned to throwing in the Fall of 2016 by walking on to UMBC Track and Field where he saw success in the shot put, placing in both indoor and outdoor conference meets. He finished his collegiate career with massive improvements, 2nd place conference finish, and first athlete in school history to win IC4A/ECAC Championships. Follow him @russell._.bowman

Patrick Thompson

Began throwing seriously his senior year of high school at Washburn Rural High School. His high school PB was 51’10”. He qualified and placed at his state meet. After high school, he discovered his passion for throwing and strength training and walked on at Utah Valley University. He placed 4th at his 1st Indoor conference championship meet. Follow him @pattyt10

PB Shot Put: 16.21

Home Town: Topeka, Kansas

College: Utah Valley University