Logan had bests of 49-11 (SP) and 171-11 (DT) in high school, and did not even qualify for the state meet.
"And I made it to three Olympics. That's what I tell kids now: never give up on your dreams."
He played Tight End in high school football. He attended Kent State University playing football for two and a half seasons. He was but a walk-on to the track team.
He has been known to give his medals away to children who watch the competition:
"I'm not into collecting or saving medals. Maybe it will mean more to them than it will to me. But it makes me feel good."
He was for a time, the oldest top-level U.S. track star, he turned 40 in 1999. He was still determined to continue throwing.
"I'm going to keep throwing until there are three guys who can keep me off the Olympic team. As long as I can make the A standards for the Worlds and Olympics, and keep making teams, I'm going to keep doing it."