Join us at the Big Sky State Games. The Big Sky State Games will host the World Record Camps in Billings, Montana. The Big Sky Games will have many different sports being contested. World Record Camps are designed by proven winners for dedicated young athletes. Ultimately, the goal is to unlock each person’s full potential and improve their performance so they can compete at the highest level and have fun doing it! Training recommended for young athletes 12-18 years old at all ability levels! This will be a one day camp from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at West High School.
(Subject to Change)
Willie Banks, Triple Jump & Long Jump
17.97m (58 feet 11.5 inches) Triple Jump
8m11 (26 feet 8 inches) Long Jump
World Record Holder (1985 - 1995)
Olympic Athlete (1980, 1984, 1988)
1x Silver Medalist (1983 World Championships)
The former World Record holder in the triple jump. Willie Banks held the record for over 10 years, and was inducted into the USA National Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1999. He currently coaches at a local high school in California and often travels around the world teaching triple jump clinics.
George Walcott, Sprints
Jamaica National Caribbean Champ (1983)
Junior College Champion (1980)
Pac 10 200m Champion (1983)
Walcott has been involved with the sport of Track & Field for over 45 years as both an athlete and coach. As an athlete at the University of Oregon, he was a Pac-10 Champion in the 200m. Representing his home nation of Jamaica, Walcott participated on the world stage at numerous international events including the Pan Am Games and World Championships.
Dick Fosbury, High Jump
2.24m (7 feet 4.2 inches)
Inventor of the Fosbury Flop Gold Medalist 1968 Olympic Games
Dick Fosbury is the creator of the now legendary Fosbury Flop technique. It is used by all high jumpers of note. Dick currently travels the world coaching and teaching the technique he perfected.
Kimberley Hamilton, Throws
58m (190 feet 5 inch)
3rd Olympic Trials (2012)
Hamilton, a Kent State graduate, had a throw of 190 feet, 5 inches, to finish third in the Olympic Trials in 2012.
Mike Powell, Long Jump
8.95m (29 feet 5 inches) WR
3x Olympian (1988, 1992, 1996)
The holder of the long jump world record. He is a two-time world champion in this event and two-time Olympic silver medallist.
Gregg Simmons, Hurdles
Gregg Simmons is a noted coach in Track and Field. He specializes in speed and performance for Elite, Pro, Collegiate, and Youth athletes.
Over the past 25 years Coach Simmons has produced champions at the high school, collegiate, and elite levels. He has also trained elite sprinters who have participated in the U.S. Olympic Trials. When interviewed by the San Diego Union Tribune, Coach Simmons stated "He can make anyone faster" and the success of his athletes prove he's true to his word.
July 20, 2018
|9:00 am||Introduction of Clinicians|
|9:30 am||Coaching Session (Event Specific Training)|
|12:30 pm||Team Building Games|
|1:00 pm||Coaching Session (Event Specific Training)|
|2:30 pm||Q & A|
|3:00 pm||End of Day|