Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Steve Kelley column on Aretha Thurmond...

Here's a link to Wednesday's column by Steve Kelley of the Seattle Times on Aretha Thurmond (right/photo by Paul Merca), the former Renton High School and University of Washington discus thrower, who is headed to Beijing.

You can read it here...

While you are at it, don't forget to stop by Aretha's web site,, and follow her journey to China, and the adventures of being a mother to one-year old Theo and wife to Husky throws coach Reedus while training for this event full time, and oh-by-the-way, buy a t-shirt to support Aretha.

I admit to having a personal bias toward Aretha, as I've been honored to travel and work with her on several national teams over the years, and that she's a Husky! :-)

Here's one other link to her bio on

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