Before the introduction of fiberglass poles in the 1960s, vaulters
used bamboo and metal poles.
A filthy naked man wriggled from beneath it, and through the gap, while the vaulters
handed down sacks of sand to him from inside the horse.
HAPPY LANDINGS: Pole vaulter
Gregor MacLean hopes to compete at the top level and be Daily Record Young Athlete of the Year
A former Uwic student, he took the brave decision to move from his beloved Cardiff to Loughborough, Leicestershire, where he linked up with Steve Ripon, coach to Britain's top vaulter
He used to play around in the sand pits as a child while watching his father, Andy, coach pole vaulters
One of the highlights so far has been a training weekend in London with the Great Britain number one pole vaulter
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EJ's prolific achievements are not lost on Philip Ella Juico, the president of the Philippine Amateur Track and Field Association (Patafa), who has approved a training schedule that would prepare the vaulter
for stints in this year's Southeast Asian Games and well into the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Summary: Muscat: Legendary pole vaulter
and former Olympian and gold medallist Sergey Bubka will pay a .
She is the top-ranked vaulter
in the United States, and also holds the meet and field records, set in the Trials four years ago.
The Jamaican sprint star, who repeated his Olympic feat of 2008 by winning this year's World Championships 100 metres and 200m gold medals in world record times, is among the five male athletes shortlisted along with sprinter Tyson Gay, middle distance runner Kenenisa Bekele, pole vaulter
Steve Hooker and javelin thrower Andreas Thorkildsen.
To support the campaign the Birmingham Post will be profiling each of the young stars of the future and today we will be looking at pole vaulter
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.
However, Louise Butterworth, a 4m pole vaulter
, has joined the club.
Wales' top pole vaulter
believes the only way is up after he raised the bar once more at the Welsh Senior Indoor Championships in Cardiff on Saturday.