Originally Posted by Bill
You guys are acting like spotters are highly trained professionals. I am sure 99% of the time, the meet director has to beg to get spotters for a meet.
Toughest thing to get at a meet is enough experienced spotters.
It's hard, dirty work and hardly anyone wants to do it more than once.
The meet director is also at he mercy of whoever he can find to loan him equipment. Furnishing both the warm-up area and the platform(s) is expensive.