vaulter


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an athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole

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Since Vein had been a pole vaulter at SC and SC was the capital of track, everyone expected that his star vaulter would wind up as a Trojan.
Kate Staples (left) started her athletics career through the Mace scheme and says: "The guidance kids get at Mace is fantastic - Daley Thompson, pole vaulter Brian Hooper and Sally Gunnell have all coached there.
When Johnson missed her final attempt, Cooper marched over to his pole vaulters and said: ``Girls, you just got promoted.
Any variation of more than a few inches either way can cause the vaulter to stall out and not make it into the pit.
Skipper is entered in the elite section on Friday night, along with former UO vaulters Becky Holliday and Niki McEwen.
Christin Shibley competed against some of the top pole vaulters in the nation at the Arcadia Invitational last weekend and finished sixth with a personal record of 11 feet, 7 inches.
For the vaulter to achieve his optimum height potential based on his speed, strength, agility, etc.
Oregon school record-holder Becky Holliday took second with a height of 14-1, while former Oregon vaulter Niki McEwen also cleared 14-1.
Birmingham has Robert Mooney, a former pole vaulter for the school who competes at Moorpark College.
Horse "Airbus" is 24 years old while his vaulter Thomas Brusewitz is only 20.
The poles are engineered proportionally so that they perform consistently as the vaulter moves to different lengths and flexes.
Summary: Moscow: Yelena Isinbayeva, the greatest woman pole vaulter of all time, thrilled a partisan home .
Ashcroft was an All-America women's pole vaulter at Nevada and won a state Class 2A championship in the event at Sheridan High School.
Solihull pole vaulter Rowan May says his return to full fitness could not have gone any better as he prepares to make his comeback from a debilitating knee injury.
The image on Google's home page shows a female pole vaulter attempting a leap over the bar using a long and flexible pole.