Shannon, Queen of Scots

Murphy, Austin; Mravic, Mark
May 2000
Sports Illustrated;05/15/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 20, Following p37
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).


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