TURBOJAV IS MADE IN THE USA! Powered by Tom Petranoff. Tom is a former world record holder (99.72m) in the javelin throw, owner of Throwing Zone Athletics, and the inventor of the Turbojav. While Tom’s sports background is well documented. He is a three-time Olympian, has held two world records and was ranked in the top 10 world rankings for javelin 17 straight years as an elite athlete.