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Folkard winds up for worlds defence

Friday, March 1st, 2013

By DAVID POLKINGHORNE / The Canberra Times

His action resembles something out of a Bruce Lee movie and Adam Folkard’s pitching is just as hard to hit.

Folkard dominated in Australia’s 5-0 victory over New Zealand in the 2009 World Championships final in Canada.

The ACT and Aussie Steelers pitcher was so feared by the New Zealand softball team, it got the laws changed to try to reduce his effectiveness.

But rather than be deterred, Folkard simply changed his action. Continue reading