Seated Throws Frames
England Athletics is proud to support any positive initiative that ultimately reduces the barriers that may prevent disabled people from taking part in our great sport. If you know of any other opportunities for athletes and clubs to access throwing frames please contact:
Athletics & Running Inclusivity Support Officer:
Helen Newberry- firstname.lastname@example.org, 07718 394516 (maternity cover for Liz Purbrick)
Protean Seated Throws Frame
Through the voluntary design work done by Harry Kirby at Remap and the consultation and trialling of the Protean STF by Alison O’Riordan and Stevenage and North Herts AC respectively, clubs and athletes can now purchase an easy to assemble frame without the need for bespoke design by a local welder.
- Click here to go to the Protean website
- Click here to see the promotional flyer
- Click here to find out more about the manufacturer and the ordering process
Throwster Throwing Frame
JGB Engineering manufacture the Throwster throwing frame. This award-winning seated throwing frame has been developed and trialled by Gloucestershire REMAP engineer, Peter Vielvoye, in conjunction with Cheltenham and County Harriers Athletics Club.
The design has evolved through six prototypes into a fully adjustable, seated throwing frame that is ideal for general use by clubs, and by established athletes in competition.
Inova Throwing Frame
Inova Disability Sports Foundation are pleased to announce the launch of a seated throws frame designed to meet the regulations set by the International Paralympic committee. One of the key design features was it had to be available at a maximum cost of £250 without any reduction in quality.