Morgan Lau of Hillsborough, left, a freshman track and field athlete at Western Carolina hoists a 600gram throwing ball, the same weight as her javelin as she gets the feel of keeping her feet moving properly while accelerating to the block by a running tow from her javelin coach Jeff Gorski during a training session Monday, August 12, 2013. Gorski, 58, an Orange county resident built his own hand-made facilities at his home to train himself for javelin and other track and field sports, now turned to helping train other athletes so he can stay close to home to care for his wife who was injured in a car accident.
Morgan Lau of Hillsborough, left, a freshman track and field athlete at Western Carolina hoists a 600gram throwing ball, the same weight as her javelin as she gets the feel of keeping her feet moving properly while accelerating to the block by a running tow from her javelin coach Jeff Gorski during a training session Monday, August 12, 2013. Gorski, 58, an Orange county resident built his own hand-made facilities at his home to train himself for javelin and other track and field sports, now turned to helping train other athletes so he can stay close to home to care for his wife who was injured in a car accident. hlynch@newsobserver.com
Morgan Lau of Hillsborough, left, a freshman track and field athlete at Western Carolina hoists a 600gram throwing ball, the same weight as her javelin as she gets the feel of keeping her feet moving properly while accelerating to the block by a running tow from her javelin coach Jeff Gorski during a training session Monday, August 12, 2013. Gorski, 58, an Orange county resident built his own hand-made facilities at his home to train himself for javelin and other track and field sports, now turned to helping train other athletes so he can stay close to home to care for his wife who was injured in a car accident. hlynch@newsobserver.com

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