vaulter


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Synonyms for vaulter

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

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Pole vaulter Jordan Parker finished fifth at the NWAACC meet last season.
Lawrence can count on solid points scorers, including sprinters Jermaine Downey and Julian Thomas, triple jumper Mike McKernan and pole vaulter Mike Barber.
Murphy's Law might conceivably place the vaulter on the landing mat in an awkward but not necessarily unsafe position.
The 5-foot-11 hometown bet cleared 4.20 meters ndash a new personal best ndash to beat Singaporeans Elliott Wee Junn (4.10m) and Heng Jee Kuan (3.80m) for the mint, following up the triumph of Zambales' high-jumper Mariel Abuan in the morning sessions and the victory of fellow pole vaulter Ma.
Obiena's personal record of 5.50 meters is better than the existing SEA Games benchmark of 5.30 meters, making the 21-year-old vaulter a title favourite.
That's the life of a pole vaulter in track and field, trying to soar to record-breaking heights while getting a rush that is sometimes indescribable.
DISCO music, flashing lights and smoke machines are the order of the day for Wales' number one pole vaulter Scott Simpson as he continues his comeback from injury.
However, Louise Butterworth, a 4m pole vaulter, has joined the club.
Double Olympic gold medal list Kelly Holmes looks likely to be beaten for the honour of World Women's Athlete of the Year by pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva.
Situation One: A vaulter completely misses the landing mat and strikes his head on an unyielding ground surface or an arbitrary hard obstacle near the landing mat.
Pole vaulter Janine Whitlock has been found guilty of a doping offence by UK Athletics and banned from action until July 2004.
The national track and field team could potentially seize at least five golds courtesy of Filipino-American Eric Cray in the 400m hurdles and 100m dash, Kayla Richardson in the 100m and 200m, pole vaulter EJ Obiena and long-jumper Janry Ubas.
| 6 Which Team GB pole vaulter accepted a marriage proposal, hours after the disappointment of her sixth place Olympic finish at the 2012 Games?
Recent winners included soccer star Nicole Garbin and pole vaulter Becky Holliday.
That will take him clear of pole vaulter and decathlete Mike Bull, who won his 69 vests between 1965 and 1977.