Throwing Dominance Continues For Kevin Adams II At AAU Junior Olympic Games

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Kevin Adams II has been dominating the shot put and discus at the AAU Junior Olympic Games for as long as he can remember.

The Cedar Park, Texas, native has won six straight shot put titles -- with a potential seventh coming on Wednesday -- in age group categories over the last six years, and on Monday he added his second championship in an as many years in the boy's discus for 13-year-olds.

There was one special bonus this year.

He earned an AAU national record after throwing a mark of 169 feet, 6 inches. He surpassed a mark of 167-4, which was accomplished by Reece Goddard in 2012.

"I just work hard as much as I can," he said. "I just came here to do what I do."

And that Adams did, hammering a winning throw during his first round.

"When I was going up, I was pretty confident going up there," he said. "I threw and I almost fouled out, but I got out there and threw it out there."

While Adams uses the glide technique for the shot put, he has perfected the spin in the discus.

It's led to some pretty significant throws. One recent win, for example, came at the AAU Club Championships recently in Florida.

But winning is becoming normalcy lately for Adams.

"It's different," he said. "It's just another win, too. But it's different because you have a title around your belt."

And crazy enough, he's got four more years and potentially many more championships to come.

"Just feeling the joy of getting it out there," he said.

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