Longhorn track Archives

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas’ shorter Piperi sizes up his shot put title, Olympic hopes

Tripp Piperi isn’t your normal, every-day shot put thrower. He’s much shorter at 6-foot than most in his field, much, much shorter than 6-8 former Longhorn and Olympic gold medalist Ryan Crouser. He’s got a football-caliber vertical leap of 37 inches but hasn’t played football since his sophomore year at … Read More