Olympic Champion - Shot Put
Personal Best 21.77M
Michael ("Mike") Stulce (born July 14, 1969 in Killeen, Texas) is a former shot putter from the United States who was an outstanding athlete at Texas A&M University. He won the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. He is also three times national champion. In 1993 he won the U.S. National shot put Championships. Mike Stulce is 6'4" and weighed 295lbs in Barcelona.
Triplecast Coverage - Men's Shot Final 64 Min (467MB) WMV Video
Randy Barnes and Mike Stulce - Power Clean Work Out - Video
Interview with Leo Sharkey
At peak condition what were your best jumps results? Vertical jump, three jumps, standing long jump or any jump you had recorded.
I honestly don't remember my jumps...it's hell getting old.
What was your best results for the clean and snatch?
Approximately 250kg for clean, 200kg for snatch
What was your best squat to parallel or below?
What could you reach in the standing throw and over head shot?
I never really
as a young
both when I
class. This may
but I felt both
What lifting exercise was the most useful for you in achieving big throws in the shot?
I felt the power
snatch & 1- hand
snatch were the
power of the
What other exercise (apart from actually throwing) contributed the most to your big throws?
I felt the
incline bench &
jump squat were
Did you have any measured marks with light or heavy shots while training?
I never had
Did you have any recorded times at training in any sprints at any distance?
What percentage of time did you spend on throwing, drills, lifting, throwing overweight/underweight or other implements,sprints and jumps?
Wow, you know
older and have a
that. I would
guess that 40%
Did you go heavy in flat or incline bench press?
I went as heavy as possible without sacrificing explosive speed.