U.S. shot putter Raven ‘Hulk’ Saunders means business with Joker persona

When Raven Saunders stepped into the circle for her first attempt of women’s shot put qualifying, she knew her throw would be good enough to get her to the Olympic Trials final. Before throwing, Saunders moved her mask down, flexed her grill directly into the camera, then confidently strutted into place.

Her only throw of the session ended up earning her a first-place finish and a new season best with 19.16 meters. Her secret to first: dying her hair green and sporting a Joker mask.

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