Trackshark.com picks Tech's Jacobus Smit for the spotlight interview of the weekBLACKSBURG, Va. - Jacobus Smit, a javelin thrower on the Virginia Tech men's track & field team was picked by Trackshark to be the featured athlete of the week on the collegiate track & field website.
Tom Borish, Trackshark's Webmaster and Managing Director, recently sat down with Smit and asked several probing questions about throwing the nation's leading mark at his first competition of the season, what his training regiment entails and why he chose to compete for Virginia Tech.
Smit's interview can be viewed on Trackshark's website located at http://www.trackshark.com/interviews/2005/jacobus_smit.php/.
Smit is the 12th athlete of the season to be featured in the interview section of Trackshark.com. Of the 11 other athletes Trachshark has interviewed this season so far, three were 2005 NCAA indoor champions, seven of the athletes earned All-American status at the 2005 NCAA indoor championships and one athlete is a world sprint record holder.
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