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Introduction to the Pole Vault - Track and 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 and 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 ...
Pole Vault Basics - Track and 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.
Olympic Pole Vault Essentials - Track and 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 Approach Run - Track and Field - About.com
If you lack sufficient momentum from your run you won't reach your full potential, no matter how you handle the pole. Pole vault coach and U.S. indoor ...
Olympic Pole Vault Basics - Track and Field - About.com
What is Olympic Pole Vault? In this highest-flying of Olympic track and field events, successful vaulters race down a runway, plant a long, flexible pole into a  ...
Pole Vault Technique, Part 1 - Track and Field - About.com
Former Olympic and World champion pole vaulter Stacy Dragila currently coaches young vaulters. She discussed pole vaulting technique in a February 2013 ...
Beginner's Track and Field: Learning the Pole Vault
A successful vaulter generally has a sprinter's speed, and must build that speed while carrying a long pole. Finally, while pole vaulters don't resemble discus ...
Jumps and pole vault - Track and 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.
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