Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Winborn Is a Discus Technician.(Sports)

Byline: Harold Smith For the Journal

* Valley senior will be trying to break a state record

Valley discus thrower David Winborn, the 2000 Class 4A champion, leads a double life.

"I've had some good (thrower) kids at Valley, but they were brutes, behemoths, physical specimens," says 13th year Vikings track-and-field coach Chris Jaramillo. "That's not to say that David isn't a physical specimen.

"But he's a technician, a scientist of the sport. He really makes it an art, not just a contest of strength."

It's hard to tell, from one sentence to the next, whether Winborn is wearing personality-wise his Superman cape or his Clark Kent horn-rim glasses.

"I really want to go into physics," says the 6-foot, 3-inch, 230-pound Valley Academy student. …

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