TITLE

Shannon, Queen of Scots

AUTHOR(S)
Murphy, Austin; Mravic, Mark
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Sports Illustrated;05/15/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 20, Following p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on American athlete Shannon Harnett, and the success she has enjoyed at the Heavy Events in Scotland. Description of her build; Types of contests that comprise the Heavy Events, all of which involve throwing heavy objects; Her attraction to Scottish sporting culture; How she convinced officials to allow women to enter the Highland Games; Role in the foundation of the Heavy Events Ladies Games Association (HELGA).
ACCESSION #
3084489

 

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