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Introduction to the Pole Vault - Track & Field - About.com
Successful pole vaulters combine the speed and flexibility of a high jumper with good upper body strength. The pole vaulter sprints down a runway and plants ...
Pole vault - Track and Field - About.com
Pole vault overview including pole vaulting technique, rules and history.
An Illustrated History of Pole Vault - Track & Field - About.com
The precise origin of pole vaulting isn't known. It was likely discovered independently in a variety of cultures as a way of surmounting physical obstacles, such as ...
Olympic Pole Vault Essentials - Track & Field - About.com
Pole vaulting has progressed strongly throughout Olympic history. William Hoyt won the initial pole vault event in 1896 with a jump of 3.3 meters (10 feet, ...
Pole Vault Basics - Track & Field - About.com
As a highly technical event that requires a sprinter's speed, a thrower-like upper- body strength and a gymnast's balance, pole vaulting isn't for very young kids.
Pole Vault Approach Run - Track & Field - About.com
A strong run sets you on course for a successful vault. If you lack sufficient momentum from your run you won't reach your full potential, no matter how you ...
Olympic Pole Vault Basics - Track & Field - About.com
What is Olympic Pole Vault? In this highest-flying of Olympic track and field events, successful pole vaulters soar gracefully through the air, but work as hard as ...
Jumps and pole vault - Track & Field - About.com
Includes required skills, necessary equipment, technique and profiles of successful athletes. Events include high jump, long jump, triple jump and pole vault.
Greatest Moments In Olympic Pole Vault - Track & Field - About.com
The greatest moments and top achievements in pole vault from the first Olympic Games in 1896 to Athens in 2004.
Pole Vault Technique, Part 1 - Track & Field - About.com
What would you tell a young pole vaulter about the importance of the approach run? “I think it's huge. I mean, the better you can run down the runway – efficiently  ...
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