The day after breaking a world indoor shot put record that was older than he is, 28-year-old Ryan Crouser celebrated by taking the boat out to catch some bass.
Sadly, the Olympic champion came back without any great fish stories to tell. Seems like all of Crouser’s best tall tales start and end with the shot put.
A week after shattering a 32-year-old mark with an attempt of 22.82 meters (74 feet, 10½ inches) at the American Track League meet, Crouser will be back at it Sunday.
No tall tale here: He sees that mark potentially falling again.
“I can still throw quite a bit farther than that,” said Crouser, who will be among the athletes to watch as the American Track League holds the second