Shot Put Champion Chase Ealey Joins Topper Throwers

USA Track and Field shot put champion, Chase Ealey, worked out Friday with the Topper throwers. Ealey is a 2011 graduate of Los Alamos High School. She plans to try out for the U.S. Olympic Team in 2020 in Tokyo. Here Ealey signs an autograph for Topper throwing coach Bob Scott. She won the women’s shot put event in the Toyota USA Track and Field Indoor Championships Feb. 22-24 in New York City. She threw the shot 18.62 meters, which is just over 61 feet. In practice, Ealey has topped 19 meters. She is ranked number two in the nation in women’s shot put. Photo by John McHale/

Chase Ealey talks with Topper thrower Becca Green. Photo by John McHale/

Chase Ealey prepares to throw the shot put. Photo by John McHale/

Chase Ealey demonstrates proper from to the Topper throwing team. Photo by John McHale/

Chase Ealey winds up for a practice throw. Photo by John McHale/

Chase Ealey hugs her former track coach Rob Hipwood. Photo by John McHale/