Track and Field By: Andrea, Benjamin, Jovani, Lesley
What is track and field ? • Athletic events that take place on a running track and a nearby field; track events and field events.
D Hurdles • An upright frame, typically one of a series, that athletes in a race must jump over.
Shot put • The shot put is a track and field event involving "throwing"/"putting" (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy spherical object —the shot—as far as possible. The shot put competition for men has been a part of the modern Olympics since their revival in 1896, women's competition began in 1948.
D Discus • The discus throw ( pronunciation) is an event in track and field athletics competition, in which an athlete throws a heavy disc—called a discus—in an attempt to mark a farther distance than his or her competitors. It is an ancient sport, as evidenced by the 5th century BC
High Jump, Long Jump, Relay • High jump-An athletic event in which competitors jump over a bar that is raised until only one competitor can jump over it without dislodging it. • Long Jump- The long jump is to measure how far you can jump. • Relay- Relay is when four people enter a race and run ¼ of a lap and hand off a baton.
R References • http://www.google.com/#hl=en&site=&source=hp&q=what+is+track+and+field&oq=what+is+track+and+fiel&gs_l=hp.3.0.0l6j0i22i30l4.2985.9365.0.11009.24.16.1.184.108.40.206.1521.12j4.16.0.les%3B..0.0...1c.1.5.hp.Zk-BJePokn0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&bvm=bv.43287494,d.aWM&fp=e73e0193d6a41708&biw=1280&bih=631 • http://www.google.com/#hl=en&q=what+is+hurdles&oq=what+is+hurdles&gs_l=serp.3..0l3j0i22i30l7.369226.373872.0.3745220.127.116.11.0.0.0.159.776.6j2.8.0.les%3B..0.0...1c.1.5.serp.thGUVtsF13I&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&bvm=bv.43287494,d.aWM&fp=e73e0193d6a41708&biw=1280&bih=631 • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discus_throw • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shot_put