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Terry Albritton

Name  Terry Albritton

Education  Stanford University
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Died  September 1, 2005, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Terence Hillary Albritton (January 14, 1955 – September 1, 2005) was an American athlete, former shot put world record holder, and coach. He was born in Newport Beach, California.

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Career

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Albritton attended Newport Harbor High School, went on to the University of Hawaii and later graduated from Stanford University. He was a strength coach at the University of Hawaii from 1979 to 1985. He is regarded as a pioneer in importing the training techniques from the Soviet Union to the U.S.. These methods include power cleans, plyometrics, and other fast twitching muscle training techniques.

From 1990 to 2004, he was a teacher and assistant football coach at St. Anthony High School and was also a personal trainer on Maui for professional athletes, including Shane Victorino of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Albritton suffered a fatal heart attack in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where he had retired in 2004, and was writing a screenplay about travels in the Soviet Union. He is survived by sons Shane and Thomas Albritton, and grandson Thomas Vaethroeder.

Shot put accomplishments

  • World record: 71 ft, 813 inches (21.85m), 1976, Cooke Field, University of Hawaii
  • National shot put champion, 1976, 1977
  • National shot put runner-up, 1975
  • References

    Terry Albritton Wikipedia


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