Articles related to pole vault
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
Bob Seagren's 1968 gold medal extended the U.S. Olympic pole vault winning streak to 16. The American streak ended in controversy in 1972 when many ...
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 ...