Congratulations go to team Finland for taking the top two spots at Big D in the Desert.
Jussi Meresmaa is the 2008 World Distance Champion winning the finals throwing a 166g Pro Destroyer 204 meters.
Taking second place was Finnish team mate Juho Parviainen throwing a 165g DX Valkyrie 201 meters.
Taking 3rd place was Andrew Rich with a throw of 189 meters.
Rounding out the top 4 was Marc Jarvis with a throw of 185 meters.

There were 3 world records set at this years event. Setting the new womens record was Valarie Jenkins with a throw of 148 meters. Setting the new masters record was Jack Cooksey with a 208 meter throw and crushing the 13 and under record was David Wiggins Jr with a throw of 176 meters.

Result in meters
Wind speed
Average wind
at throw (mph)
speed of round
Day 1 April 5, 2008
Jussi Meresmaa
round 1 - 203/201
19
13
Open Champion
round 2 - 197/189
14.9
14.4
round 3 - 179/177
7.5
9.3
Day 2 April 6, 2008
round 1 - 192/187
14
12.1
Semi-Final
188.5
Final
204
17.9/12.7
18.3
Day 1
Juho Parviainen
round 1 -197.5
14
13
Open Second Place
round 2 - 152
6.8
14.4
round 3 - 173
12.9
9.3
Day 2
round 1 - 197
11.8
15.3
Semi-Final
188.5
12.1
Final
201
15.9
18.3
Day 1
Andrew Rich
round 1 -181
17
11
Open Third Place
round 2 - 200
19.6
13
round 3 - 169
5.5
7.1
Day 2
round 1 - 203
12.6
15.3
Semi-Final
191
12.1
Final
189
17.6
18.3
Day 1
Marc Jarvis
round 1 -167
15.7
11.8
round 2 - 199
20
16.3
round 3 - 150
11.3
11.8
Day 2
round 1 -226
13.8
15.3
Semi-Final
213
13.5
Final
185
16
18.3
Day 1
Christian Sandstrom
round 1 - 215/205
17.8/17.4
16.5
round 2 - 214
18
12.4
round 3 - 180
11.6
9.9
Day 2
round 1 - 190
12.9
12.1
Semi-Final
177
Day 1
Erin Hemmings
round 1 - 187
15.3
16.5
round 2 - 213/210
17.8/19.1
18
round 3 - 173
9.1
8.5
Day 2
round 1 - 206/204/199
10.4/11/9.8
13.5
Semi-Final
176
LONGEST THROW OF EVENT ON MONDAY 228 METERS
Day 1
Jack Cooksey
round 1 - 207
13.3
11.8
new masters world record
Masters Champion
round 2 - 187
15.7
16.3
round 3 - 177
4.9
6.6
Day 2
round 1 - 204/203/208
8/11.2/16.7
13.5
Semi-Final
169
Day 1
Avery Jenkins
round 1 - 212/210
18.3/20
16.5
round 2 - 195
16.5
18
round 3 - 190
10.5
8.5
Day 2
round 1 - 204
17
13.5
Semi-Final
165
Day 1
Christian Voigt
round 1 - 199
15.7
16.5
second place masters
round 2 - 202
13.1
16.3
round 3 - 165
10.1
8.5
Day 2
round 1 - 180
15.8
15.1
Masters Semi Final
157
Masters Final
196/191
21/22
Day 1
Mark Molnar
round 1 - 188.5
9
12.4
round 2 - 171
8.3
7.9
round 3 - 156
8
8.8
Day 2
round 1 - 178
11.9
15.3
Day 1
Kari Vesala
round 1 - 173
13
16.5
third place masters
round 2 - 174
19
18.3
round 3 - 169
8.8
8.8
Day 2
round 1 - 177
15.8
15.1
Masters Semi Final
181
Masters Final
146
20
16.3
Day 1
Erno Vayrynen
round 1 - 199
17
13.4
round 2 - 179
7.8
9.6
round 3 - 156
14.1
9.3
Day 2
round 1 - 156
15.9
15.1
Day 1
David Wiggins Jr
round 1 - 176*
13.5
12.4
new world record for age 13 and younger
round 2 - 162
18.8
18.3
round 3 - 160
10.5
10.5
Day 1
Cary Trotter
round 1 - 176
13.5
12.4
round 2 - 157
18.8
18.3
round 3 - 162
10.5
10.5
Day 1
Andrew Lemann
round 1 - 173
11
13.4
Second place Grand Master
round 2 - 157
19
15.1
round 3 - 154
10.4
10.5
Day 2
round 1 - 164
18.3
19
Grand Masters Semi Final
146
17.2
15.1
Grand Masters Final
157
22
16.3
Day 1
Joey Madrid
round 1 - 161
17
11
round 2 - 164
19.6
18.3
round 3 - 152
9.3
10.5
Day 1
Jeff Stoops
round 1 - 153.5
16
13.4
First place Grand Master
round 2 - 165
22
15.1
round 3 - 150
8.9
8.6
Day 2
round 1 - 172*
16.5
19
possible Grand Masters record
Grand Masters Semi Final
169
20
15.1
Grand Masters Final
160
16.3
16.3
Day 1
Soren Sejr Larsen
round 1 - 141
13.2
11.8
round 2 - 176
23
18.9
round 3 - 148
8.3
8.6
Day 1
Sam Ferrans
round 1 - 168
15.3
12.4
former world record holder
round 2 - 147
19.5
18.9
round 3 - 140
11.8
8.6
Day 1
Brian Bowland
round 1 - 142
17
11
round 2 - 148
24
18.9
round 3 - 152
Day 1
Martin Frederiksen
round 1 - 133
14.3
11.8
round 2 - 167
21
18.9
round 3 - 138
Day 1
Levi Wilcox
round 1 - 121
15.6
12.4
round 2 - 138
17.5
16
round 3 - 119
Day 1
Chris Rivera
round 1 - 106
18
13.4
round 2 - 108
19
16
round 3 - 117
Day 1
Kuan Chen
round 1 - 105.5
14
13.4
round 2 - 90
16.8
16
Day 1
Valarie Jenkins
round 1 - 125
15.5
12.6
Womens Champion
round 2 - 132
round 3 - 129
Day 2
round 1 - 111
Womens Semi Final
138/*148
13.3
12.6
new womens world record
Womens Final
132
4.4
6.8
Day 1
Suzette Simons
round 1 - 99
11.3
12.6
Second place Women
round 2 - 89
round 3 - 92
Day 2
round 1 - 96
Womens Semi Final
89
10.6
12.6
Womens Final
92
3.5
6.8
Day 1
Jennifer Griffin
round 1 - 126
12.2
12.6
Third place Women
round 2 - 123
round 3 - 111
Day 2
round 1 - 124
Womens Semi Final
120
10.1
12.6
Womens Final
90
4.3
6.8

 

Monday April 7th
Erin Hemmings round 1 - 144
round 2 - 155
round 3 - 228

longest throw of the entire event

Marc Jarvis round 1 - 155
round 2 - 154
round 3 - 194
Christian Sandstrom round 1 - 143
round 2 - 182
Erno Vayrynen round 1 - 139
round 2 - 133
round 3 - 176
Jussi Meresmaa round 1 - 166
round 2
round 3 - 175
Andrew Rich round 1 - 139
round 2 - 155
round 3 - 174
Avery Jenkins round 1 - 130 side arm
round 2 - 140 side arm
round 3 - 174 backhand
Christian Voigt round 1 - 166
round 2 - 144
round 3 - 166
Cary Trotter round 1 - 164
round 2 - 158
round 3 - 165
Kari Vesala round 1 - 146
round 2 - 146
round 3 - 165
Juho Parviainen round 1 - 158
round 2 - 146
round 3 - 151
David Wiggins Jr round 1 - 140
round 2
round 3 - 149
Jeff Stoops round 1 - 137
round 2 - 138
round 3 - 138