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Maine’s Mackenzie Wilson competing in hammer throw at Canadian National Championship

She’s coming off a personal record mark of 58.54 meters at the Ontario Championships
Published: Jun. 17, 2022 at 3:14 PM EDT
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ORONO, Maine (WABI) - Maine’s Mackenzie Wilson won the hammer throw open competition at the Ontario Championships with a personal record mark of 58.54 meters.

She’s coming off a personal record mark of 58.54 meters at the Ontario Championships
She’s coming off a personal record mark of 58.54 meters at the Ontario Championships(WABI/Mackenzie Wilson)

Now it’s onto the Canadian National Championship in Langley, British Columbia.

Wilson explained how much she enjoys the journey to competing on a nationwide level.

It includes training with hundred of throws to toss her six best on meet day.

“I’ve always considered myself to have a lot of grit. I just love the process of training. That’s about it. I just love training. I love lifting, throwing, sprinting, doing plyos, and all that stuff. I just love it,” said Wilson.

Wilson will be competing on the national stage from June 22-26.

Wilson still has her senior season left with the Black Bears. She also has the Francophone Games and NACAC U23 Championships to look forward to with the Canadian National Team.

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