Search for James Parker
United States
Age: 28
Date of Birth: Dec. 3, 1975
Hometown: Biloxi, Miss.
Current Residence: Great Falls, Mont.
Sport: Track and field
Event: Hammer throw
Height: 5-11
Weight: 245
College: Utah State
Coach: Stewart Togher
Club/team: U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program
Previous Olympics: None
World Championships: None
National Championships: 2003 - 1st; 2001 - 3rd; 2000 - 7th at trials; 1999 - 10th.
2004 Qualifying: 1st at U.S. trials.
World rank: 15th through July 26
Other career highlights: 2004 indoor weight throw champion; 2003 silver medalist at Pan Am Games; holds school records in the indoor shot put and weight throw, and outdoor marks in the shot put, discus and hammer.