PHOTO: The guts behind the glory

Visitors to the outdoor training facilities at the Tournament Capital Centre on the Thanksgiving long weekend got a glimpse of the less than glamorous side of world-class athletic pursuit.

Olympic bronze medallist Dylan Armstrong was coaching shot put prodigy Greg Stewart on a cool day with unrelenting rain.

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The 7-foot-2 Stewart, who was born without a left hand or forearm, is the world’s No. 1-ranked athlete in the International Paralympic Committee men’s F 46 shot put division.

Allen Douglas photo

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